[Dysmegakaryocytopoiesis and thrombopoiesis in autoimmune thrombocytopenias].

  • S. Bellucci
  • Published 1996 in
    Comptes rendus des seances de la Societe de…

Abstract

Autoimmune thrombocytopenias (or ITP) are due mainly to an increased platelet phagocytosis by macrophages, the platelets being sensitized by the presence of autoantibodies at their surface. However, recent studies have shown, as reported in this review, that a dysmegakaryocytopoiesis possibly occurs concomitantly to the peripheral destruction of platelets… (More)

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