Clinical importance of mean platelet volume in children diagnosed with Henoch-Schonlein purpura (Ig-A vasculitis)


BENZER M., DURAMAZ B. B. , Onal Z. , AKYOL M. B. , Bulbul L. , HATIPOGLU S. S.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.28, ss.151-156, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5472/mmjoa.2803.05
  • Dergi Adı: MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.151-156

Özet

Objectives: Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) or IgA vasculitis, is the most common form of childhood vasculitis. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a parameter of a complete blood count that shows thrombocyte function and activation. This study evaluated the link between MPV and HSP.