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Thrombocytopenic purpura


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrombocytopenic_purpura
Updated: 2016-03-21T04:15Z
Thrombocytopenic purpura
Classification and external resources
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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

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.

See also

References


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