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Aaron Goodman: My favorite cause of “thrombocytopenia”
Nov 15, 2023, 17:50

Aaron Goodman: My favorite cause of “thrombocytopenia”

Aaron Goodman made the following post on X/Twitter:

My favorite cause of ‘thrombocytopenia’!

Platelet Satellitism!

The most beautiful cause of psuedothrombocytopenia.
Blood is anticoagulated with EDTA.
Platelet rosetting around PMNs

Mechanism: Abs to PMN CD16/FcgRIII + platelet GpIIb/IIIa bind when EDTA around?

For details click here.
Source: Aaron Goodman/Twitter

Aaron Goodman is a Hematologist/ Oncologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guideline committee for both cutaneous NHLs and T-cell NHLs. Dr. Goodman is a well-known physician-scientist, educator, advocate, and social media influencer.