Immune Thrombocytopenia

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This chapter discusses immune thrombocytopenia. Diagnosis is discussed as well as acute therapy. Patients who fail initial therapy are offered three choices of therapy: splenectomy, thrombopoietin agonists, and rituximab. Evans syndrome and ITP in pregnancy are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783030193300
ISBN (Print)9783030193294
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Eltrombopag
  • Evans syndrome
  • Immune thrombocytopenia
  • Pregnancy
  • Rituximab
  • Rituximab
  • Romiplostim

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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