Glanzmann's thrombasthenia

What is Glanzmann's thrombasthenia?

It is an abnormality of platelets. In this condition, the platelets contain defective or low levels of glycoprotein which is a receptor for fibrinogen.

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A Patient aged 6 yrs with Glanzmann disease often need platelet transfusion in Bangalore.Can we get information of some charitable blood banks and...

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Treat episodes of bleeding with platelet transfusion and Novoseven
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my daughter has had a severe nose bleed. She has glanzmanns thrombasthenia. She was admitted to the hospital for 2 nights. They gave her 8 units of...

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Hi welcome to the health care magic

Your child having condition in which platelet receptor gp3a or 2b absent and hence coagulopathy occurs leading...

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Dear Dr. My Son has Glanzmanns Thromboaesthnia, a few days back he has caught cold with a bit of runny nose , is it advisable to give him Anti...

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Hello Ankur,
You have asked quite a difficult yet pertinent question.
The GPIIb/IIIa def is functional, and can affect platelet function, and as...

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