Thrombocytopenic purpura

What is Thrombocytopenic purpura?

Thrombocytopenic purpura are purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of causes, such as kaposi sarcoma.

By tradition, the term idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is used when the cause is idiopathic. However, most cases are now considered to be immune-mediated.

Another form is thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Questions and answers on "Thrombocytopenic purpura"

I am a known patient of Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura since 2 yrs. I am on medication since 2 months as my counts went low and have tapered...

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Hi,
Welcome to HCM,
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Hi, I wanted to know the success ratio of curing Immune thrombocytopenic purpura with steroids like dexason at the age of 25? When the platelet...

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Hi there, the chance of response to steroids is very high. However, the doctor should check for the possibility of other autoimmune disorders like...

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What is the cause of losing platelets? Will medication stop this process or can it be reverse?
Thanks.
What are the symptoms that the problem is...

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Brief Answer:
there are many causes, some of them can be treated

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

here is a list of potential causes (not exhaustive) :
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