Thrombocytopenic purpura

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Thrombocytopenic purpura
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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.[citation needed]

Another form is thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.[citation needed]

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is done by the help of symptoms and only blood count abnormality is thrombocytopenia.

Treatment

See also

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Classification