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Haemostasis in hypothyroidism.
  1. H. C. Ford,
  2. J. M. Carter
  1. Department of Pathology, Wellington School of Medicine, New Zealand.


    Abnormalities that have been reported for platelet indices and function, coagulation factors and tests, and the fibrinolytic system in hypothyroidism are reviewed. These abnormalities, although usually of limited importance clinically, may occasionally lead to major bleeding episodes and to diagnostic confusion.

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