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Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelet Count) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Heparin induced thrombocytopenia, Idiopathic thrombocytopenia, Essential thrombocytopenia, Autoimmune thrombocytopenia, Rheumatoid thrombocytopenia, Immune medicated thrombocytopenia, Primary thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenia agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia at birth, Neonatal thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenia rash, thrombocytopenia pregnancy, Purpura Acquired thrombocytopenia

Author and Editor

Author: Saimak T. Nabili, MD, MPH

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2009

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