Updates in Immune Thrombocytopenia: Terminology, Immunomodulation and Platelet Stimulation, and Clinical Guidelines and Management

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Abstract

ITP results from antibody-mediated platelet destruction as well as decreased production. Recently our understanding of the pathophysiology of ITP has expanded, increasing therapeutic options. This section will outline new terminology, describe the pathophysiology, and highlight treatment options and guidelines for management.

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  1. 1.Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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