Platelet is disc-shaped, small cellular element in the blood, essential for blood clotting. Normally 200.000-300,000 platelets are found in 1 cubic centimeter of blood. Also called thrombocyte.
Adult Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
A guide for patients. A description of this disease followed by an in depth look.
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Provides an overview of ITP, its causes and diagnosis and how it affects children, adults and pregnant women.
ITP Support Association
UK charity which aims to promote and improve the general welfare of people with immune thrombocytopenic purpura by providing support and advice to patients, their families and health professionals.
MedlinePlus: Thrombocytopenia
Features information on this disorder and its causes, incidence and risk factors.
NHLPI: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Provides an overview of ITP, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, the prevention of complications and the lifestyle changes that need to be made.
Patient: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Factsheet on this autoimmune disease affecting platelets, including the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in children and adults.
Platelet Disorder Support Association
Information and support for those with immune thrombocytopenic purpura and other low platelet disorders
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