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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Alpha interferon therapy in the treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Eur J Cancer 1991; 27 suppl:S63.68.
It should be noted, however, that idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura can also present with isolated thrombocytopenia; therefore, careful clinical investigation is necessary to supplement available laboratory data.
Recurrent acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. N Engl J Med 1963;269:647-53.
Esfahani, "Effect of eradication of Helicobacterpylori on platelet recovery in patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a controlled trial," American Journal of Hematology, vol.
Ambriz, "Therapeutic experience on 934 adults with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: Multicentric trial of the Cooperative Latin American Group on Hemostasis and Thrombosis" Blood, vol.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura)
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disease characterized by increased platelet destruction and impaired platelet production both of which are mediated by anti- platelet autoantibodies.
Increased values of mean platelet volume and platelet size deviation width may provide a safe positive diagnosis of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Acta Hematologica 2008; 119:173-177.
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori significantly improves platelet counts in patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, reported Takayoshi Suzuki, M.D., and associates from Tokai University, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan.
EPISTAXIS CASES ENCOUNTERED IN THE SHEBA MEDICAL CENTER FROM 1983 TO 1986 Number Associated Problem of cases Hypertension 19 Leukemia 4 Postrhinoseptoplasty 3 Nasal trauma 2 Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia 2 Anticoagulant treatment 3 Deficiency in coagulation factors 2 Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura 2 Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura 1 Thrombasthenia 1 Chronic renal failure 2 Hepatic cirrhosis 1 Hepatic tumor 1 Infectious hepatitis 1 Idiopathic 30 Total 74 Cauterization of bleeding vessels and anterior, posterior, or combined nasal packing are still regarded as standard procedure(8); ligation or embolization of the vascular supply-the ethmoidal, the internal maxillary, or the external carotid arteries-is seldom needed.(6,9)
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura) clinical trials scenario.
Methods: The retrospective study was conducted at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi and comprised clinical data presenting demographics clinical spectrum management and outcome of children admitted with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura from 2001 to 2010.

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