"Purpura, Thrombocytopenic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Any form of purpura in which the PLATELET COUNT is decreased. Many forms are thought to be caused by immunological mechanisms.
- Purpura, Thrombocytopenic
- Purpuras, Thrombocytopenic
- Thrombocytopenic Purpura
- Thrombocytopenic Purpuras
- Purpura, Thrombopenic
- Purpuras, Thrombopenic
- Thrombopenic Purpura
- Thrombopenic Purpuras
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Flick JT, Singh AK, Kizer J, Lazarchick J. Platelet dysfunction in Noonan's syndrome. A case with a platelet cyclooxygenase-like deficiency and chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Am J Clin Pathol. 1991 May; 95(5):739-42.
Porges A, Bussel J, Kimberly R, Schulman I, Pollack M, Pandey J, Barandun S, Hilgartner M. Elevation of platelet associated antibody levels in patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura expressing the B8 and/or DR3 allotypes. Tissue Antigens. 1985 Aug; 26(2):132-7.
Rambo WM, Richardson SN. Indications for splenectomy in hematologic disease. Am Surg. 1968 Aug; 34(8):579-84.