immune thrombocytopenia


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im·mune throm·bo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

thrombocytopenia associated with antiplatelet antibodies. See: isoimmune neonatal thrombocytopenia.
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Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired autoimmune, haematological disorder characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia (peripheral blood platelet count <100x109/ l) in the absence of other causative systemic disorders.1,2 The pathogenesis of ITP remains incompletely understood.
Platelet size distinguishes between inherited macrothrombocytopenias and immune thrombocytopenia. J Thromb Haemost.
Nakasho, "Autoimmune hepatitis concomitant with hypergammaglobulinemic purpura, immune thrombocytopenia, and Sjogren's syndrome," Internal Medicine, vol.
Combining therapies (corticosteroids and IVIg) is appropriate for the emergency treatment of primary immune thrombocytopenia patients with uncontrolled bleeding and severe thrombocytopenia especially when an urgent increase in platelet count is required, e.g., before surgical procedures or with active central nervous system (CNS), gastrointestinal (GI), or genitourinary bleeding [13].
Espinosa, "Effectiveness of thrombopoietin-receptor agonists in the treatment of refractory immune thrombocytopenia associated to systemic lupus erythematosus," Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Further information about this case is that immune thrombocytopenia can be related to localized amyloidosis with a predisposing factor.
Semple, "Pathogenesis and therapeutic mechanisms in immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)," Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol.
Roganovic, "Celiac disease with Evans syndrome and isolated immune thrombocytopenia in monozygotic twins: a rare association," Seminars in Hematology, vol.
Therefore, these indices are effective in distinguishing infective and immune thrombocytopenia from other types and these findings are consistent with previous findings of Borkataky et al [15] where platelet indices [16] were found to be useful in the differential diagnosis of infective and immune thrombocytopenia from other causes.
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired immune-mediated disease characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia, and is characterized by increased platelet destruction that is mediated by autoantibodies.