Thrombocytopenic purpura

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Thrombocytopenic purpura
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Purpura
Classification and external resources
MeSH D011696

Thrombocytopenic purpura are purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of causes,[1] such as kaposi sarcoma.

Types[edit]

By tradition, the term idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is used when the cause is idiopathic. However, most cases are now considered to be immune-mediated.

Another form is thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Diagnosis[edit]

Diagnosis is done by the help of symptoms and only blood count abnormality is thrombocytopenia.

Treatment[edit]

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