Results for: Thrombocytopenia

What is the cause of thrombocytopenia?

When abnormalities occur in any of the following three processes: decreased platelet production by the bone marrow; increased trapping of platelets by the spleen; or a more ra (MORE)
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Can thrombocytopenia be hereditary?

Yes, Thrombocytopenia can be hereditary. I have it along with 4 of my 5 other siblings. Our father has it so it has been passed down through his side of the family. We have al (MORE)
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What are the risks of having thrombocytopenia?

Thrombocytopenia is a condition where a patient has a low platelet count. Platelets assist in blood clotting, and a reduced count leaves one at risk of excessive bleeding.
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