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Vitamin & leukemias.: Hypersegmented neutrophils are seen with vitamin b-12 and folate (folic acid) deficiency, while large platelets can be in myelophthisic disease, like myelofibrosis and leukemias. These are conditions that displace the precursor cells from the bone marrow into the peripheral blood. ...Read more
Maybe two things?: Platelets that are a little bit above or below reference range size seldom mean anything if the platelet count itself is normal and there's nothing to suggest compensated autoimmunity. Hypersegmented neutrophils suggest B12 or Folic Acid deficiency from some cause as the first possible problem worth checking. ...Read more
My 16 year old son has platelet count 255 and mean platelet volume 11.0 with a comment large platelets present. What could be the cause of that?
What does Low and large platelet mean along with patchy T1
hypointensity within the marrow from my MRI?
More info needed: Low and large platelets may be associated with a decreased platelet count and production of new larger platelets. What is the platelet count? Which bone marrow area is being patchy--this could be associated with decreased circulation or fibrosis in that area of the marrow. Please discuss with your doctor who ordered these tests. ...Read more
My CBC came back indicating slightly elevated WBC and the statement "large platelets present". What does this mean?
Nothing: It is of no clinical significance. Just reporting incidental findings of normal variants. ...Read more
Have a low mchc count from a cbc and lower neut% count in the large platelets, have also had several infections? Is this normal?
SLIDE REVIEW results, anisocytosis 1+,microcytes 1+,normochromic,ovalocytes occasional,toxic granulation 2+,toxic vacuoles 1+,large platelet 1+Whado?
Clinical picture: The real question is, how do you feel? These findings, while abnormal, may never be explained. In isolation, apart from the clinical picture, they are meaningless. I trust the reader is a pathologist or hematologist -- I'm the former, and often remind people that labs, while indispensable, are adjuncts to the clinical findings. ...Read more
I have low WBC 3.7, monocytes 22% (never been this high) and large platelets present. All else normal. I have Lupus, RA, Factor 5 Leiden. Thoughts?
What does it mean if you have some large platelets on blood test? My absolute lymphocyte count is 0.5 lymphocyte 4% neutrophils 86% WBC 12.6
Mri cervical spine states patchy T1
hypointensity within the marrow. Blood tests shows large platelets and 91 platelet count What does this mean?
Needs medical attent: I assume you have a doctor taking care of you. if not seek one, you may actually need to see a hematologist provided a repeat Platelet count shows low platelet count. Platlet counts under 150,000 are considered low. There can be many causes for it. You need to do a CBC(complete blood count) and send us the results. This might give a clue. But further testing will be required if platelets remain lo ...Read more
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