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Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Disease definition

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (or immune thrombocytopenia; ITP) is an autoimmune coagulation disorder characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia (a platelet count <100,000/microL), in the absence of any underlying disorder that may be associated with thrombocytopenia.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • ITP
    • Immune thrombocytopenia
    • Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D69.3
  • OMIM: 188030
  • UMLS: C0398650
  • MeSH: D016553
  • GARD: 5194  6768
  • MedDRA: 10021245

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