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Acquired platelet function defect

  • Alternative Names

    Acquired qualitative platelet disorders; Acquired disorders of platelet function

    • Abnormal menstrual periods
      • Heavy menstrual periods
      • Prolonged menstrual bleeding (more than 5 days per menstrual period)
    • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
    • Bleeding in the urine
    • Bleeding under the skin or in the muscles (soft tissues)
    • Gastrointestinal bleeding
      • Bloody, dark black, or tarry bowel movements
      • Vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
    • Nosebleeds
    • Prolonged bleeding, easy bruising
    • Skin rash
      • Bruises
      • Pinpoint red spots (petechiae)

    Signs and tests
    • Bleeding time
    • Platelet aggregation test
    • Platelet count
    • PT and PTT