Idiopathic Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

External Sites/ Patient Support Groups

The ITP Support Association is an active support group for patients with ITP in England. The ITP Support Association publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Platelet, and helpful brochures. Dr. James George and Dr. George Buchanan (Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Texas Medical School, Dallas) are active supporters of this group. Information may be obtained from the Association Co-ordinator, Mrs. Shirley Watson.

The ITP Support Association, 'Synehurste', Kimbolton Road, Bolnhurst, Beds. MK 44 2EW, Fax (01234) 376559, e-mail:

The NHLBI developed the diseases and conditions index (DCI) for patients and the public. The DCI contains health information, written in plain language, on diseases, conditions, and procedures related to ITP.



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