Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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Abstract

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by a low platelet count in the absence of an otherwise recognizable cause for the condition. Primarily a disorder of increased peripheral platelet destruction, it is also known as immune thrombocytopenic purpura.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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    Silberstein, P. (2007). Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-4). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60623-3