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autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (DOID:8924)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Acquired Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia 
autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura  
Thrombocytopenia occurring in the absence of toxic exposure or a disease associated with decreased platelets. It is mediated by immune mechanisms, in most cases IMMUNOGLOBULIN G autoantibodies which attach to platelets and subsequently undergo destruction by macrophages. The disease is seen in acute (affecting children) and chronic (adult) forms.
Drug-Induced Immune Thrombocytopenia +   
Evans' syndrome +   
Posttransfusion Purpura  
thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura +   

Exact Synonyms: AITP ;   Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ;   Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpuras ;   ITP ;   Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpuras ;   Immune Thrombocytopenia ;   Immune Thrombocytopenias ;   Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ;   Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpuras ;   Werlhof disease ;   Werlhof's disease ;   Werlhofs disease ;   autoimmune thrombocytopenias ;   idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura ;   primary thrombocytopenic purpura
Narrow Synonyms: chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Related Synonyms: Ideopath thrombocytopenic pur ;   Idiopathic purpura
Primary IDs: MESH:D016553
Alternate IDs: OMIM:188030 ;   RDO:0006971
Xrefs: NCI:C3446
Definition Sources: MESH:D016553,

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