Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Common Name(s)

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" for support, advocacy or research.

APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Platelet Disorder Support Association

Our mission is to enhance the lives of patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura and other platelet disorders.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" for support, advocacy or research.

APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

http://www.apsfa.org

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Platelet Disorder Support Association

Our mission is to enhance the lives of patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura and other platelet disorders.

http://www.pdsa.org

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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General Resources

APS Foundation of America, Inc Fan Page

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is the leading United States nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing national awareness to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS).

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Blogs

APS Friends & Support Forum

Are you looking for Support for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS, APLA, Hughes Syndrome, or Sticky Blood? Well you've come to the right place! This is an private forum for people who have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, friends, fam

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" returned 242 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
 

Author(s): B I Chosamata

Journal: Malawi Med J. 2015 Sep;27(3):109-12.

 

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2015

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Late-Onset Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura After Withdrawal of Interferon Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Chien-Hao Hsiao, Kuo-Chih Tseng, Chih-Wei Tseng, Chien-Hsueh Tung

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug;94(34):e1296.

 

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a life-threatening complication following pegylated interferon alpha (PEG-IFN) plus ribavirin treatment, the standard treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. We reported a rare case with late-onset ITP after withdrawal of PEG-IFN treatment.A ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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An unusual occurrence of Kleine-Levin syndrome in a man with refractory immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report.
 

Author(s): Hamed Amirifard, Farzaneh Barzkar, Seyed Amirhossein Fazeli, Seyed Mehdi Hashemi

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Kleine-Levin syndrome is an extremely rare neurological entity characterized by recurrent episodes of hypersomnia which are sometimes associated with compulsive hyperphagia and behavioral changes. Autoimmunity has recently been proposed as a factor contributing to its pathogenesis. ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2015

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The terms "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vaccine administration and the development of immune thrombocytopenic purpura in children.
 

Author(s): Valerio Cecinati, Nicola Principi, Letizia Brescia, Paola Giordano, Susanna Esposito

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 May;9(5):1158-62.

 

The most important reasons cited by the opponents of vaccines are concerns about vaccine safety. Unlike issues such as autism for which no indisputable documentation of direct relationship with vaccine use is available, immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an adverse event that ...

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2013

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Immune thrombocytopenic purpura: historical perspective, current status, recent advances and future directions.
 

Author(s): P Anoop

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2012 Oct;49(10):811-8.

 

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) has witnessed many changes and updates over the past decade. The definitions of disease subtypes, course and response to treatment have all been standardized recently. Consequent to the lack of an international consensus management guideline, ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2012

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Eltrombopag for the treatment of chronic idiopathic (immune) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).
 

Author(s): D Boyers, X Jia, M Crowther, D Jenkinson, C Fraser, G Mowatt

Journal: Health Technol Assess. 2011 May;15 Suppl 1():23-32.

 

This paper presents a summary of the evidence review group (ERG) report into the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of eltrombopag for the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic (immune) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), based on a review of the manufacturer's submission ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2011

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Helicobacter Pylori Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

 

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2010

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Open Label Study of R788 in the Treatment of Persistent/Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Low-dose Rituximab Regimens in Chinese Adult Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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