International Journal of Chronic Diseases / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Evaluation of the Mean Platelet Volume and Red Cell Distribution Width in FMF: Are They Related to Subclinical Inflammation or Not?

Table 1

Attack-free patients with FMF and healthy control groups’ demographics and comparison of laboratory parameters.

Group of attack-free patients with FMF
( )
Mean ± SD
Healthy control group
( )
Mean ± SD
value

Age (years) 0.83
Gender (M/F) 30/59 10/20 1
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 0.05
MPV (fL) <0.001
RDW (%) <0.001
Platelet count (103/mm3) 0.005
White blood cell (/mm3) 0.86

ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; F: female; M: male; MPV: mean platelet volume; RDW: red cell distribution width; SD: standard deviation.