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- n. An abnormality of platelets.
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- n. a rare autosomal recessive disease in which the platelets do not produce clots in the normal way and hemorrhage results
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The authors noted that this was the "first description of nasal packing with strips of cured pork for treatment of life-threatening hemorrhage in a patient with Glanzmann thrombasthenia," aka chronic nosebleeds.
In 2009, correct responses were seen on light transmission aggregometry for 100% of cases of Glanzmann thrombasthenia and 95% of thromboxane generation defects.