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What's thrombocytopenic purpura?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: There are 2 types

Of thrombocytopenic purpura.
The idiopathic type is low platelets due to immune destruction (itp). The consumption of platelets be formation of miniclots in the small vessels is called thrombotic (ttp).

In brief: There are 2 types

Of thrombocytopenic purpura.
The idiopathic type is low platelets due to immune destruction (itp). The consumption of platelets be formation of miniclots in the small vessels is called thrombotic (ttp).
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