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Mean platelet volume

Mean platelet volume is a machine calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood and is typically included in blood tests as part of the CBC since the average platelet size is larger when the body is producing increased numbers of platelets the MPV test results can be used to make inferences about platelet production in bone marrow or platelet destruction problems MPV is higher when there is destruction of platelets this may be seen in inflammatory bowel disease immune thrombocytopenic purpura myeloproliferative diseases and bernard salya syndrome it may also be related to preeclampsia and recovery from transient hyperplasia abnormally low MPV values correlate primarily with thrombocytopenia when it is due to impaired production as in aplastic anemia a typical range of platelet volumes is nine point seven point eight FL equivalent to spheres two point six five to two point nine a a micrometer in diameter normal range is given as – eleven point five FL external links MPV definition 3 medicine na komm thrombocytopenia for diabetes explained calm MP v5a arjuna’s org article related to MP v6 nih gov article related to MP v seven wiseguy calm what is mean platelet vol 8 Clin lena vacatur calm MP v