Nathan T. Connell, Author at Hematology Advisor

Nathan T. Connell

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Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia What every physician needs to know about thrombocytopenia: The evaluation of a patient with thrombocytopenia requires two initial steps. The first step is to exclude life-threatening conditions associated with thrombocytopenia: Acute leukemia – Besides a low platelet count, white blood cells, and hemoglobin levels are usually abnormal and constitutional symptoms, such as fever and…

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