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Why does your platelet count fall in dengue fever?
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Marrow + destruction
It is suggested that dengue fever may involve the bone marrow and cause suppression of new platelet formation.
Another theory is that there is increased destruction of platelets due to an immunologic mechanism.

In brief: Marrow + destruction
It is suggested that dengue fever may involve the bone marrow and cause suppression of new platelet formation.
Another theory is that there is increased destruction of platelets due to an immunologic mechanism.
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