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Adam Wainwright, who has struggled to a career-worst 5.12 ERA, just received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his elbow and won't be back until sometime in September.
Platelet disorders can also cause ecchymoses, and more characteristically tiny red dots on the legs called petechiae.
Begnaud spends an average of four days a week receiving chemotherapy and also needs blood and platelet transfusions, according to a news release from the NOPD.
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelets.
The results of blood work taken during a routine physical showed that Park's platelets (cells that help clot the blood) were very low.
The under-surface is covered in jagged ice crystals called platelet ice.
Dermatologists might also use platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a special wound healing serum, or a hyaluronic acid-vitamin C compound to help with hyperpigmentation, especially in darker skin tones.
Harvey had a platelet-rich plasma injection at the Hospital for Special Surgery on Thursday, a day after his fastball averaged 91.8 mph against the Chicago Cubs, down from 94-96.5 mph in his previous starts this season, according to Brooks Baseball.
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