thrombocytopenia

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  • noun

Synonyms for thrombocytopenia

a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood

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Drug-induced thrombocytopenia presents several diagnostic and management challenges.
Since drug-induced thrombocytopenia represents only a minority of such cases in the ICU, it has been suggested that clinicians should regard evolving thrombocytopenia in critically ill patients as an early warning sign of sepsis, rather than attributing it to medications (21).
describe the mechanism of drug-induced thrombocytopenia and the means for its detection and cure.
Heparin is the most common cause of drug-induced thrombocytopenia and is discussed in further detail below.
Platelet transfusion for anti-cancer drug-induced thrombocytopenia is a frequent occurrence in various types of cancer treatment including leukemia, bone marrow transplantation for varied disorders, and certain solid tumors.
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