Results for: Thrombocytopenia

In Health

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)
In Health

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)

Why do thrombocytopenia purpura bruise easily?

Throbocytopenia means 'platelet deficiency'. Purpura means 'of the blood'. A knock or trauma to the skin will cause blood vessels to rupture. As platelets are responsible fo (MORE)