Acquired Platelet Function Disorder
Alternate Names : Acquired Qualitative Platelet Disorder
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Most cases of acquired platelet function defect cannot
be prevented. Avoiding alcohol abuse,
which is the most common cause of cirrhosis,
could prevent many cases due to liver disease.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
Most long-term effects are related to the cause of the acquired
platelet function defect. For example, cases due to medicines usually go
away when the medicine is stopped. These cases may cause no long-term
effects. If the cause is cancer
or liver disease,
death may result. In rare cases, platelet function
problems can cause serious abnormal bleeding in certain areas, such as
What are the risks to others?
Acquired platelet function disorders
pose no risk to others.