Platelets on the Web
This website attempts to provide the latest information on
- Disorders with only a low platelet count
- Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)
- Drug-Induced Thrombocytopenia (DITP)
- Low platelet counts that occur during pregnancy
- Disorders with low platelet counts associated with anemia caused by blood clots in small cessels throughout the body (descrived as Thrombotic Microangiopathy, or TMA
- The TMA Syndromes
- Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
- Drug-Induced TMA (DITMA)
- Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
- Complement-mediated TMA
We hope this website will be a useful reference for physicians, patients, family and friends.
James N. George, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Hematology-Oncology Section, Department of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, College of Public Health
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Last update: 4-16-15
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