Prevalence of thrombocytopenia and thrombocytosis upon acute hospital admission to internal medicine units. A cross-sectional study in Denmark

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      • 6.8% of acutely hospitalized patients had thrombocytopenia at admission
      • 7.8% of acutely hospitalized patients had thrombocytosis at admission
      • These prevalences increased with an older age and the presence of cancer
      • Thrombocytopenia was most frequent in men and thrombocytosis in women
      • Huge variations were observed by comorbidities and primary discharge diagnoses


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