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Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura


Other Names for this Disease

  • Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Immune thrombocytopenia
  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • ITP
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura autoimmune
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Organizations

Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)
    22100 Gratiot Avenue Eastpointe
    East Detroit, MI 48201-2227
    Toll-free: 800-598-4668
    Telephone: 586-776-3900
    Fax: 586-776-3903
    E-mail: aarda@aarda.org
    Website: http://www.aarda.org/

  • ITP Foundation
    30 Old Kings Hwy South, Suite 275
    Darien, CT 06820
    Telephone: 203-655-6954
    Fax: 203-548-9182
    E-mail: itpf@itpfoundation.org
    Website: http://www.itpfoundation.org

  • National Blood Clot Alliance
    110 North Washington Street
    Suite 328
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Toll-free: 877-466-2568
    Telephone: 301-825-9587
    E-mail: info@stoptheclot.org
    Website: http://stoptheclot.org/

  • Platelet Disorder Support Association
    133 Rollins Avenue, #5
    Rockville, MD 20852
    Toll-free: 87-PLATELET (1-877-528-3538)
    Telephone: 301-770-6636
    Fax: 301-770-6638
    E-mail: pdsa@pdsa.org
    Website: http://www.pdsa.org/

  • Vascular Disease Foundation
    550 M Ritchie Highway
    PMB-281
    Severna Park, MD 21146
    Toll-free: 888-833-4463
    Telephone: 443-261-5564
    E-mail: info@vdf.org
    Website: http://vasculardisease.org/

Social Networking Websites

  • DNAandU.org is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

Other Names for this Disease
  • Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Immune thrombocytopenia
  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • ITP
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura autoimmune
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.