Maternal thrombocytopenia in pregnancy

  title={Maternal thrombocytopenia in pregnancy},
  author={Usha S. Perepu and Lori J Rosenstein},
Thrombocytopenia is a common occurrence in pregnancy. Although pregnancy is associated with physiological changes in platelet count, several pathological conditions cause thrombocytopenia, which can have a significant impact on the mother and the baby. There are diverse etiologies for thrombocytopenia, some of which are unique to pregnancy. This review provides a detailed discussion of the diagnosis and management of the various causes of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. 1 Department of Internal… CONTINUE READING

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