Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in children.

@inproceedings{Roganovi2009IdiopathicTP,
  title={Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in children.},
  author={Jelena Roganovi{\'c}},
  year={2009}
}
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is the most commonacquired bleeding disorder in childhood. ITP is characterizedby a low circulating platelet count caused principallyby destruction of antibody-coated platelets in the reticuloendothelialsystem. It can be classified into two major forms,acute and chronic. Acute ITP is usually a benign self-limitingcondition with a high probability of spontaneous recovery.Rates of 80% complete remission can be achieved regardlessof the treatment… CONTINUE READING

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