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Autoimmune diseases occur when the body attacks normal, healthy parts of the body. One type of autoimmune disease is immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). A person is diagnosed with ITP if their platelet count is lower than 100,000/microliter of blood and has no other reasons for low counts. 356 more words
Hi All. Time passes swiftly and it’s been nearly two months since I posted. I struggle to find the time at points to do this, so service will likely be once a month or so From now on, sometimes more if i have the time, Grace willing. 814 more words
Why has my hospitalized patient with head and neck cancer developed thrombocytosis few days following surgery?
An acute rise in platelet count is not uncommon among hospitalized patients and may be related to several factors, including “tissue damage” from a surgical procedure, infection, and acute blood loss1. 190 more words