Evaluation of the mean platelet volume in children with familial Mediterranean fever

@article{Arca2011EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the mean platelet volume in children with familial Mediterranean fever},
  author={Seçil G{\"u}nher Arıca and Cahit {\"O}zer and Vefik Arıca and Ali Karakuş and Tanju Çelik and Ramazan G{\"u}neşaçar},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={3559-3563}
}
To evaluate the Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) levels in children diagnosed with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), during attack and attack-free periods. The records of a total of 117 children with FMF, diagnosed using the Tel-Hashomer criteria, have been scanned. The study consisted of 53 patients during an attack (group 1), 64 patients in attack-free period (group 2), and 57 healthy controls (group 3). Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein, white blood cell count, platelet count… CONTINUE READING