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Congenital platelet function defects

  • Alternative Names

    Platelet storage pool disorder; Glanzmann's thrombasthenia; Bernard-Soulier syndrome; Platelet function defects - congenital

    • Abnormal menstrual periods
    • Bleeding during and after surgery
    • Bleeding gums
    • Easy bruising
    • Nosebleeds (epistaxis)
    • Prolonged bleeding with small injuries

    Signs and tests

    The following tests may be used to diagnose this condition:

    • Bleeding time
    • CBC
    • Platelet aggregation test
    • PT, PTT

    You may need other tests. Your relatives may need to be tested.