Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Common Name(s)

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Condition Specific Organizations

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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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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

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" returned 240 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Study of CD4(+), CD8(+), and natural killer cells (CD16(+), CD56(+)) in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
 

Author(s): Farida Hussein El-Rashedi, Mahmoud Ahmed El-Hawy, Mohamed Ahmed Helwa, Sameh Said Abd-Allah

Journal: Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2017 Mar;10(1):8-14.

 

To assess the percentage of CD4(+), CD8(+), and natural killer cells (CD16(+), CD56(+)) in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) at presentation and study their impact on disease chronicity.

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2017

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Length of stay, hospitalization cost, and in-hospital mortality in US adult inpatients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura, 2006-2012.
 

Author(s): Ruopeng An, Peizhong Peter Wang

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In this study, we examined the length of stay, hospitalization cost, and risk of in-hospital mortality among US adult inpatients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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Autoimmune Hepatitis Associated with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
 

Author(s): Akihiro Ito, Kaname Yoshizawa, Kazuya Fujimori, Susumu Morita, Takashi Shigeno, Toshitaka Maejima

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(2):143-147.

 

Although autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is frequently complicated with chronic thyroiditis or other autoimmune disorders, reports on its association with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) are scarce. We herein describe a case of AIH associated with ITP. A 75-year-old Japanese woman ...

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017

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The terms "Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Multiple myeloma developing during long-term clinical course of refractory immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Han Yao, Xi Zhang, Jia Liu, Lidan Zhu, Guo Chen, Sha Wu, Lei Gao

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Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired, immune-mediated disease that is characterized by increased destruction of platelets by autoantibodies. Although the onset of the disease and clinical course are highly variable, the disease typically has a benign course. ITP associated ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura During Maintenance Phase of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Rare Coexistence Requiring a High Degree of Suspicion, a Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Turan Bayhan, Şule Ünal, Fatma Gümrük, Mualla Çetin

Journal: Turk J Haematol. 2015 Dec;32(4):363-6.

 

Thrombocytopenia may develop in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) due to myelosuppression of chemotherapy or relapse. Here we report a pediatric patient with ALL whose platelet counts decreased at the 102nd week of maintenance treatment. Thrombocytopenia was refractory ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2016

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Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Review and the Role of Biogeography.
 

Author(s): Galit H Frydman, Nick Davis, Paul L Beck, James G Fox

Journal: Helicobacter. 2015 Aug;20(4):239-51.

 

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is typically a diagnosis of exclusion, assigned by clinicians after ruling out other identifiable etiologies. Since a report by Gasbarrini et al. in 1998, an accumulating body of evidence has proposed a pathophysiological link between ITP ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Trial of Eltrombopag or Intravenous Immune Globulin Before Surgery for Immune Thrombocytopenia Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

 

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2017

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Effects of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication in Children With Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Immune Thrombocytopenia

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2017

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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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