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Are elevated platelet levels (yet, still anemic) a symptom of endometriosis? Connection?

Depending on the laboratories, the upper limit for thrombocytes count varies between 350,000 to 450,000/microL (350 to 450 x 109 /L). Thrombocytosis refers to the condition where the thrombocyte ...
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Decisions about anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation: how to factor in thrombocytopenia?

There are a number of indices used to assess bleeding risk Bleeding risk scores to quantify hemorrhage risk include HAS-BLED (Hypertension, Abnormal renal/liver function, Stroke, Bleeding history ...
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Thrombotic events and antiphospholipid syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is characterized by the occurrence of venous or arterial thrombosis and/or an adverse pregnancy outcome due to the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) 1. ...
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What is the significance of white blood cells count to platelets count ratio?

The WBC to platelet ratio is not a commonly used index in medicine, and does not have any general significance. For example, infection, hematological malignancies, or solid organ tumors can all cause ...
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Possible reason/s for increases in neutrophil, platelet, and WBC levels at the same time?

The increased WBC, platelet, and Neutroplil count suggests that your body may be trying to fight off an infection. When the body is under attack, it increases it's white blood cell production to ...
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