Sentence Examples


  • Abnormally high platelet levels (thrombocytosis) may indicate either a benign reaction to an infection, surgery, or certain medications; or a disease like polycythemia vera, in which the bone marrow produces too many platelets too quickly.
  • Patients who have leukemia, polycythemia vera, or aplastic anemia are given periodic platelet count tests to monitor their health.
  • There is a risk of a condition known as polycythemia vera, which is the formation of too many red blood cells.
  • It occurs in polycythemia vera and other disorders in which the bone marrow produces too many platelets.