Immune thrombocytopenia

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Immune thrombocytopenia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Immune thrombocytopenia" returned 360 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Circulating myeloid-derived suppressor cells predict disease activity and treatment response in patients with immune thrombocytopenia.
 

Author(s): J Zhou, Y Zhou, J Wen, X Sun, X Zhang

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Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a disease characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia. Abnormal effector T cell activation is an important mechanism in the pathogenesis of ITP. Regulatory T cells (Treg) have a strong immunosuppressive function for T cell activation and their importance ...

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2017

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A 2-Year, Longitudinal, Prospective Study of the Effects of Eltrombopag on Bone Marrow in Patients with Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia.
 

Author(s): Russell K Brynes, Raymond S M Wong, Maung M Thein, Kalpana K Bakshi, Paul Burgess, Dickens Theodore, Attilio Orazi

Journal: Acta Haematol.. 2017 ;137(2):66-72.

 

The long-term effects of eltrombopag on bone marrow (BM) reticulin and/or collagen deposition in previously treated adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) were assessed.

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

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Clinical characteristics of immune thrombocytopenia associated with autoimmune disease: A retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Yuan Liu, Shiju Chen, Yuechi Sun, Qingyan Lin, Xining Liao, Junhui Zhang, Jiao Luo, Hongyan Qian, Lihua Duan, Guixiu Shi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Dec;95(50):e5565.

 

To clarify clinical characteristics of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) subsets associated with autoimmune diseases (AIDs).Five thousand five hundred twenty patients were reviewed retrospectively. One hundred four ITP patients were included for analysis. Clinical manifestations at first ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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The terms "Immune thrombocytopenia" returned 58 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spotlight on romiplostim in the treatment of children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia: design, development, and potential place in therapy.
 

Author(s): David Buchbinder, Diane Nugent, Loan Hsieh

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Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia. In approximately one-third of cases, the duration of thrombocytopenia will extend beyond 12 months consistent with a diagnosis of chronic ITP. Minor bleeding manifestations ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2017

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A rare case report of acyclovir-induced immune thrombocytopenia with tongue hematomas as the first sign, and a literature review.
 

Author(s): Xiaowei Hong, Xiaoqian Wang, Zhiyong Wang

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Acyclovir has been widely used to treat infections caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella zoster virus (VZV). The common adverse effects of this drug include nausea, diarrhea, headache, dizziness and mental changes. The immune thrombocytopenia induced by acyclovir is rare.

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2017

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Current Management of Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia.
 

Author(s): Drew Provan, Adrian C Newland

Journal: Adv Ther. 2015 Oct;32(10):875-87.

 

Primary immune thrombocytopenia is an autoimmune disorder of unknown cause affecting both children and adults. The low peripheral blood platelet count is caused by premature platelet destruction by self-reacting antibodies in addition to an impairment of platelet production. The disease ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Single-center Clinical Trial of Bortezomib in Management of Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenia

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2017

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A Multi-center Study of Low-dose Decitabine for the Treatment of Immune Thrombocytopenia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenia

 

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2016

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Evaluation of HRQoL in Adult With Immune Thrombocytopenia in China
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenia

 

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2017

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