Diagnosis and Treatment of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Recommendations of the American Society of Hematology

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  title={Diagnosis and Treatment of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Recommendations of the American Society of Hematology},
  author={},
  booktitle={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={1997}
}
  • Published in Annals of Internal Medicine 1997
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura [ITP], also known as primary immune or autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura, is a common cause of thrombocytopenia and bleeding complications in children and adults. It may be confused with other causes of thrombocytopenia and is treated with agents that vary in efficacy, toxicity, and cost. In 1994, the American Society of Hematology established an expert panel to 1) review published data on the effectiveness of diagnostic tests and treatments for ITP and 2… CONTINUE READING
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