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Mesh term Thrombasthenia

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Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
Blood Platelet Disorders
Hemorrhagic Disorders


A congenital bleeding disorder with prolonged bleeding time, absence of aggregation of platelets in response to most agents, especially ADP, and impaired or absent clot retraction. Platelet membranes are deficient in or have a defect in the glycoprotein IIb-IIIa complex (PLATELET GLYCOPROTEIN GPIIB-IIIA COMPLEX).

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