Samuel Baz

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Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Immune Thrombocytopenia I. What every physician needs to know. Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in the past has been called Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura and Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. The new nomenclature is reflective of the fact that this is an autoimmune disease. Furthermore, few patients demonstrate purpuric skin lesions. Until recently most cases of ITP were felt to…

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