Platelet function defects – MCQ

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True statement regarding platelet function defects?
A. Normal platelet count with increased bleeding time
B. Decreased platelet count with increased bleeding time
C. Increased platelet count with increased bleeding time
D. Normal platelet count with normal bleeding time

Correct answer : A. Normal platelet count with increased bleeding time

  • In platelet function defects, there is normal platelet count with increased bleeding time
  • The defect lies in platelet function, not number

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