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Platelet size: no correlation with migraine or monoamine oxidase activity.
  1. R C Peatfield,
  2. M J Gawel,
  3. D L Guthrie,
  4. T C Pearson,
  5. V Glover,
  6. J Littlewood,
  7. M Sandler,
  8. F C Rose

    Abstract

    A Coulter Model "S Plus" counter has been used to study platelets from 39 migrainous patients between attacks, six during attacks, eight with active cluster headache and 26 controls. None of the patient groups showed any abnormality in platelet size profile. There was no correlation between platelet monoamine oxidase activity and mean platelet volume in any of the groups.

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