Number of platelet dense granules varies with age, schizophrenia and dementia.

@article{Kessler1995NumberOP,
  title={Number of platelet dense granules varies with age, schizophrenia and dementia.},
  author={Abraham R Kessler and Meir Shinitzky and Bezalel Kessler},
  journal={Dementia},
  year={1995},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={330-3}
}
In the present study we observed that the number of dense granules per platelet increases with age, attaining a maximum level above the age of about 40 years. Platelets of newborns apparently contain only a small number of dense granules per platelet. The numbers of platelet dense granules and platelet cell size in schizophrenic patients increase compared… CONTINUE READING