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May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: Introduction

May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: A rare inherited blood disorder involving abnormalities in some of the blood components (platelets and certain leukocytes). Some patients develop bleeding problems whereas other remain asymptomatic. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia is available below.

Symptoms of May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

Treatments for May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

  • Most patients only have minor bleeding problems and treatment usually only involves blood platelet transfusions when a severe bleeding episode occurs
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: Complications

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Causes of May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

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May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

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May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

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Prognosis for May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

Prognosis for May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: The prognosis is variable with the severity of bleeding symptoms being variable. The biggest danger is complications arising from excessive bleeding resulting from surgical or dental procedures or from a severe physical trauma. Care needs to be taken to avoid medications such as aspirin that can reduce platelet function. Many patients also have problems with hearing at high frequencies and tend to develop cataracts.

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Definitions of May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia Info

More information about May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia

  1. May-Hegglin thrombocytopenia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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