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Has anyone lost someone to idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp)? Is it a deadly disease?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Rarely deadly

The risk of dying from a complication of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp) is fairly low.
Death, if it occurs, is usually related to a bleeding event such as bleeding in the brain. The general estimates are that the risk of death is <1%.

In brief: Rarely deadly

The risk of dying from a complication of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp) is fairly low.
Death, if it occurs, is usually related to a bleeding event such as bleeding in the brain. The general estimates are that the risk of death is <1%.
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