A 24-year-old female asked:
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what does a low mpv signify if the platelet count is normal?

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Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: The MPV means the size of the platelets. Size of platelets can be hereditary. Occasional syndromes have low MPV and larger MPV can be associated with newer younger platelets. Normal platelet counts in a healthy person with no bleeding issues is fine even if the MPV is small.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
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