Evaluation of mean platelet volume in localized scleroderma.

Bahali A. G. , Su Ö. S. , Emiroglu N. , Cengiz F. P. , Kaya M. O. , Onsun N.

Anais brasileiros de dermatologia, cilt.92, sa.5, ss.635-637, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 92 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20176045
  • Dergi Adı: Anais brasileiros de dermatologia
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.635-637


BACKGROUND: Localized scleroderma is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by sclerosis of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Platelets play an important role in inflammation. Following activation, platelets rapidly release numerous mediators and cytokines, which contribute to inflammation.