Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy is a common complication. Common causes include gestational thrombocytopenia, severe preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and disseminated intravascular coagulation. Rare causes include TTP, HUS, rheumatologic conditions, and HIV. Treatment varies by cause; however, it can include steroids, IVIG, platelet transfusions, plasma exchange, and delivery .
KeywordsGestational thrombocytopenia ITP Platelet Preeclampsia DIC
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