Immune Thrombocytopenia as a Consequence of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

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Baldeo, Cherisse; Seegobin, Karan; Zuberi, Lara;
(2017)
  • Publisher: S. Karger AG
  • Journal: Case Reports in Oncology,volume 10,issue 3,pages945-947 (issn: 1662-6575, eissn: 1662-6575)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1159/000481617, pmc: PMC5731185
  • Subject: Rocky Mountain spotted fever | Immune thrombocytopenia | RC254-282 | Case Report | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
    mesheuropmc: hemic and lymphatic diseases | immune system diseases

Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) – also called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or immune thrombocytopenic purpura – is an acquired thrombocytopenia caused by autoantibodies against platelet antigens. It is one of the more common causes of thrombocytopenia in ot... View more
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