Thrombocytopenia Due To Splenic Sequestration

As long as the disease of splenomegaly underlying platelet production does not affect (eg. As in myelofibrosis), platelet counts usually stay> 30,000 / ul. Sequestered platelets are released under stress from the spleen. Therefore rarely causes thrombocytopenia, which is solely due to the sequestration in the spleen, bleeding. Splenectomy leads in patients with normal hepatic function to normalization of platelet counts, but is not indicated as long as no severe…

September 3, 2018