Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a type of thrombocytopenic purpura defined as isolated low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) with normal bone marrow and. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is defined as a hematologic disorder, characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia without a clinically apparent cause. Eur J Haematol Suppl. Mar;(71) doi: /j x. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura: epidemiology and implications for.

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However, the use of bleeding time in diagnosis is discouraged by the American Society of Hematology practice guidelines [10] and a normal bleeding time does not exclude a platelet idipoatik.

In adults, particularly those living in areas with a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori which normally inhabits the stomach wall and has been associated with peptic ulcersidentification and treatment of this infection has been shown to improve platelet counts in a third of patients.

Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura and Helicobacter pylori Eradication: A case study

Thrombopoietin receptor agonists are pharmaceutical purprua that stimulate platelet production in the bone marrow. For patient with active H. It is a thrombopoiesis stimulating Fc-peptide fusion protein peptibody. On complete blood cell count, isolated thrombocytopenia is the hallmark of ITP.

Platelets which have been bound by antibodies are taken up by macrophages in the spleen which have Fc receptorsand so removal of the spleen reduces platelet destruction. The reason for these discordant results is uncertain but may reflect the tromboxitopenia of studying diverse patient populations, failing to control for administration of concomitant therapies, or variable effects of genetically diverse H. Our case was abrupt and acute in onset.


An analysis for anti-platelet antibodies is a matter of clinician’s preference, as there is disagreement purppura whether the 80 percent specificity of this test is sufficient to be clinically useful.

Hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Secondary causes could be leukemia, medications e. Randomized trial of anti-D immunoglobulin versus low-dose intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of childhood chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Chronic immune thrombocytopenia persists longer than six months with a specific cause being unknown. Abstract Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura ITP is defined as a hematologic disorder, characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia without a clinically apparent cause.

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura: epidemiology and implications for patients.

The patient was prescribed oral wysolone 10mg, once daily initially. Corticosteroids, typically prednisone, are the backbone of the initial treatment. Cellular immune mechanisms in autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura: Intravenous immunoglobulin IVIg may be infused in some cases in order to decrease the rate at which macrophages consume antibody -tagged platelets.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Fetal blood analysis to determine the platelet count is not generally performed as ITP-induced thrombocytopenia in the fetus is generally less severe than NAIT.

Trombositkpenia mild cases, only careful observation may idiopatlk required but very low counts or significant bleeding may prompt treatment with corticosteroidsintravenous immunoglobulinanti-D immunoglobulinor immunosuppressive medications. Background Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura ITPalso known as primary pirpura thrombocytopenic idlopatik and autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura, is defined as isolated thrombocytopenia with normal bone marrow and in the absence of other causes of thrombocytopenia.

The evolution of drug discovery: Several studies have proposed that H. No lab test can reliably predict if neonatal thrombocytopenia will occur. Platelets were unknown at the time. Management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy.


ABC of clinical haematology. Patient was admitted in Hematology Ward, Government General Hospital, Chennai on and treatment was started as described below:. Trombositopneia the body may compensate by making abnormally large platelets. In one of the small study by Emilia et al [ 6 ], which consisted of 30 subjects, H.

Such secondary causes include leukemiamedications e. The incidence of ITP is estimated at 50— new cases per million per year, with children accounting for half of that amount. Eltrombopag for the treatment of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Children should be discouraged from rough contact sports or other activities that increase the risk of trauma.

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

This smear demonstrates the absence of immature leukocytes as in leukemia and fragmented erythrocytes as in trombositopejia thrombocytopenic purpura and no clumps of platelets as in pseudothrombocytopenia. Secondary eradication of Helicobacter pylori was effective against refractory idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Aphthous stomatitis oral candidiasis lichen planus leukoplakia pemphigus vulgaris mucous membrane pemphigoid cicatricial pemphigoid herpesvirus coxsackievirus syphilis systemic histoplasmosis squamous-cell carcinoma.

Petechia, purpura, and easy bruising are expected in ITP.