Platelets and neoplasia.

TitlePlatelets and neoplasia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsHelfand SC
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
Date Published1988 Jan
KeywordsAnimals, Blood Platelet Disorders, Cat Diseases, Cats, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Neoplasms, Platelet Count

Numerous platelet abnormalities have been recognized in animals with malignancy. Because platelets play a key role in hemostasis, it is vital that clinicians recognize those neoplastic conditions that are associated with platelet disorders. A review of these platelet abnormalities, their underlying pathophysiology, and treatment is presented in this article.

Alternate JournalVet. Clin. North Am. Small Anim. Pract.