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Does anyone here have treated idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura? How often does it come back again?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Immune T...cytopenia

Previously called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, the mechanism for isolated low platelet counts in this disorder has been elucidated as an autoimmune phenomenon and thus, it is preferably called immune thrombocytopenia.
Following taper of steroids about 60-90% experience a.

In brief: Immune T...cytopenia

Previously called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, the mechanism for isolated low platelet counts in this disorder has been elucidated as an autoimmune phenomenon and thus, it is preferably called immune thrombocytopenia.
Following taper of steroids about 60-90% experience a.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Varies

It varies and individually basis.
Some people have frequent relapse episodes , some other have relatively longer remission and some other people have refractory/ chronic persistent thrombocytopenia/ itp.

In brief: Varies

It varies and individually basis.
Some people have frequent relapse episodes , some other have relatively longer remission and some other people have refractory/ chronic persistent thrombocytopenia/ itp.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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