idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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Noun1.idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
peliosis, purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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Correlation Between Demographic and Laboratory Variables in Adult Patients with Acute Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in West Iran.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Recurrent ischemic stroke in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Systematic review: efficacy and safety of rituximab for adults with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
DISCUSSION: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is an autoimmune disorder in which anti platelet antibodies bind to the platelet surface antigens, leading to destruction of platelets.
Laparoscopic splenectomy for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Management of Childhood Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
ITP, originally called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura because its cause was unknown, is now recognized as an autoimmune disease (Cines & Liebman, 2009).
Assessment of UK practice for management of acute childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura against published guidelines.

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