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Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Other Names for this Disease
  • Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • ITP
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura autoimmune
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  • Is idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura hereditary? Click here for answer

  • I was first diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, which then progressed to Evans syndrome. I had a splenectomy and have since been in remission. My husband and I have been together for 10 years, and in this time I have not conceived. Can Evans syndrome cause infertility? If I do get pregnant, would there be a chance my child could have the same condition? Click here for answer

  • Can lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, and ITP antibodies occur together? How is this treated? Click here for answer