Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy.

@article{Levy2002ThrombocytopeniaIP,
  title={Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy.},
  author={Jeffrey A Levy and L D Murphy},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          290-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Thrombocytopenia, defined as a platelet count of less than 150,000/microL, has been more commonly diagnosed in pregnant women in the last 20 years because platelet counts are included with the automated blood cell counters. Evaluation and treatment of this condition can be expensive and invasive and can result in an adverse outcome. METHODS MEDLINE was searched from 1980 to present using the key words. "thrombocytopenia," "pregnancy," and "platelet." Case reports were excluded from… CONTINUE READING

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