PathWays Case Study: Nov. 15

A 27-year-old woman with a history of easy bruising, nosebleeds, and menorrhagia had a peripheral smear evaluation as shown. Platelet aggregation studies were performed and showed hypoaggregation using ristocetin as an agonist, but were otherwise normal.

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Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D.
Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D.

Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D.
Resident, Clinical Pathology
Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

Dong Chen, M.D.
Dong Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Dong Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Consultant, Division of Hematopathology
Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the editor of Mayo Clinic PathWays and supports corporate communications strategies and internal communications. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.

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