idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

[¦id·ē·ə¦path·ik ¦thräm·bō‚sīd·ə′pē·nik ′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Thrombocytopenic purpura of unknown causes.
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The weekly injection, Nplate, treats immune thrombocytopenic purpura or ITP, a disease that causes the immune system to attack platelets in the blood, making patients vulnerable to bruising and severe bleeding.
But his rise came to a halt when he was diagnosed with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
But his rise up the rankings came to a halt when he was diagnosed with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
The 21-year-old Scot, who will face qualifier Samuel Groth in the first round, spent three days in intensive care in Florida after contracting the life-threatening virus Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura and has not played since March.
Patients with the bleeding disorder called immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) harbor antibodies that sabotage production of the platelets responsible for proper blood clotting.
One, a 2-year-old, developed immune thrombocytopenic purpura, while another 2-year-old had a submandibular cellulitis requiring incision and drainage.

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