Pseudo-storage pool disease due to platelet degranulation in EDTA-collected peripheral blood: a rare artifact.


We report a patient who was referred for acute myocardial infarction and presented a pseudo-storage pool disease. The platelets from the blood collected with ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) were moderately underestimated by the automated analyser, stained poorly on the blood smear and appeared agranular under the microscope. This artifactual… (More)


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