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    Immune Thrombocytopenia Conditions

    Immune Thrombocytopenia, What is immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)? Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune disease involving platelets. , idiopathic thrombocytopenic ...

    Immune Thrombocytopenia Professional

    Immune Thrombocytopenia, Synonyms: immune thrombocytopenic purpura, ITP The term immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) describes an autoimmune disorder in which the number of circulat...

    Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Function Disorders Professional

    Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Function Disorders, Thrombocytopenia means a reduction in the platelet count below the normal lower limit, which is usually defined as 150 x 10 9 /L. ...

    Grey Platelet Syndrome Professional

    The platelets are large and have a grey appearance on light microscopy. [ 1 ] It is one of the macrothrombocytopenias, which are inherited thrombocytopenias with increased platelet size. [ 2...

    TAR Syndrome Professional

    Synonyms: t hrombocytopenia with a bsent r adius (hence TAR) syndrome, tetraphocomelia-thrombocytopenia syndrome Epidemiology This is a rare autosomal recessive condition. Th...

    Bernard-Soulier Syndrome Professional

    Synonyms: giant platelet syndrome This is a congenital bleeding disorder characterised by thrombocytopenia and large platelets. Pathogenesis The molecular defect involves the absence o...

    Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Professional

    Autoantibodies may be detected if autoimmune disease is present, especially in autoimmune haemolytic anaemia and immune thrombocytopenia and neutropenia. Consider the diagnosis in boys wit...

    Di Guglielmo's Syndrome Professional

    Erythroleukaemia: characterised by a prominence of myeloblasts in the bone marrow, amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia and reduced granulopoiesis, leading to neutropenia. Acute myeloid leuka...

    Colorado Tick Fever Professional

    Investigations [ 1 ] Full blood count may show leucopenia and thrombocytopenia . Laboratory testing for the virus will depend on local availability, but the following techniques ...

    HELLP Syndrome Professional

    It is characterised by: Haemolysis (H) Elevated Liver enzymes (EL) Low Platelet count (LP) NB : most isolated cases of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy are due to gestational ...

    Myelodysplastic Syndromes Professional

    Other causes of thrombocytopenia - eg,  immune thrombocytopenia or drugs. Chronic myeloid leukaemia . Bone marrow failure .

    Blood Conditions

    Too few platelets , which is called thrombocytopenia. This may make you bruise or bleed easily. There are various causes. Too many platelets , which is called thrombocythaemia (or thrombo...

    Purpuric Rashes Conditions

    Those causing increased breakdown of platelets (for example, immune thrombocytopenia, viruses again). Those affecting the blood clotting system (for example, disseminated intravascular coa...

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    Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Professional

    It is characterised by: Microangiopathic haemolysis Thrombocytopenia Neurological abnormalities Fever Renal dysfunction The diagnosis of TTP should be treated as a med...

    Full Blood Count and Blood Smear Conditions

    Too few platelets - this is called thrombocytopenia . This may make you bruise or bleed easily. There are various causes. Too many platelets - this is called thrombocythaemia (or throm...

    Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration Conditions

    For example, they may be done to: Find the reason for a low number of red blood cells ( anaemia ), a low number of white blood cells (leukopenia), or a low number of platelets ( thrombocytop...

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Conditions

    Low blood platelets (thrombocytopenia) . Older children and teenagers For teenagers, the possible causes are more similar to the causes for adults.

    Skin Rashes Conditions

    Less common causes include vasculitis (eg,  Henoch-Schönlein purpura ) or a low level of platelets in your blood (eg,  idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura ). Nodules ...

    X-linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome Professional

    Haematological : atypical mononucleosis (lymphocytosis); thrombocytopenia or bone marrow failure . CNS : meningitis or encephalitis, hepatic encephalopathy .

    Gaucher's Disease Professional

    Presentation [ 6 , 7 ] Type 1 Gaucher's disease May present with chronic fatigue, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly (may become massive), and bone involvement (bone pain due to bone infarcts o...

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