Douglas Cines, Author at Hematology Advisor

Douglas Cines

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Immune thrombocytopenia

Immune thrombocytopenia What every physician needs to know about immune thrombocytopenia: Background Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by autoimmune-mediated platelet destruction and impairment of platelet production. ITP may occur in the absence of an evident predisposing etiology (primary ITP) or as a sequela of an associated condition (secondary ITP). The…

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