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A 67-year-old male asked:

Could you please clear up a matter about which i am confused? primary immune thrombocytopenia is sometimes simply referred to as "itp". is secondary immune thrombocytopenia also referred to as "itp"?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: That will be thrombocytopenia secondary to infection or drug, for example as among the most common causes seen in practice.
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