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Platelet storage pool deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Platelet storage pool diseases
  • Storage pool platelet disease
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Treatment

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How might platelet storage pool deficiency be treated?

Treatment for platelet storage pool deficiency is symptomatic. For example, people who have severe episodes of bleeding may require platelet transfusions or antifibrinolytic medications, particularly during periods of high risk such as during surgical procedures or after an injury. Transfusions are generally used with caution as the potential risks often outweigh the benefits when bleeding is not life-threatening.[1][2]

People with a platelet storage pool deficiency should avoid antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).[1][2]
Last updated: 4/14/2015

References
  1. Jewell, M., MaGann, EF, Barr, A., and Baker, R. Management of platelet storage pool deficiency during pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003; 43(2):171-172.
  2. Riley RS. Platelet Storage Pool Diseases. Virginia Commonwealth University. http://www.pathology.vcu.edu/clinical/coag/SPD.pdf. Accessed 7/30/2014.


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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • The Centers for Mendelian Genomics program is working to discover the causes of rare genetic disorders. For more information about applying to the research study, please visit their website.
  • The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. There is a study titled Evaluation of Patients With Blood Disorders which may be of interest to you. To find this trial, click on the link above.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Platelet storage pool deficiency. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Platelet storage pool diseases
  • Storage pool platelet disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.