thrombocytopenic
adjective see thrombocytopenia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thrombocytopenic — See thrombocytopenia. * * * …   Universalium

  • thrombocytopenic — adjective Having an abnormally low number of platelets in ones blood. See Also: thrombocytopenia …   Wiktionary

  • thrombocytopenic — throm·bo·cy·to·pe·nic …   English syllables

  • thrombocytopenic — adjective see thrombocytopenia …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrombocytopenic purpura — n purpura that is characterized by bleeding into the skin with the production of petechiae or ecchymoses and by hemorrhages into mucous membranes and that is associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets and prolonged bleeding time… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thrombocytopenic purpura — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D011696Thrombocytopenic purpura are purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets… …   Wikipedia

  • thrombocytopenic purpura — In severe thrombocytopenia, bleeding into skin leads to small petechial haemorrhages. In primary thrombocytopenic purpura an autoimmune mechanism seems to cause platelet destruction; secondary thrombocytopenic purpura may be a result of drug… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • thrombocytopenic purpura — noun purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors • Syn: ↑idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, ↑purpura hemorrhagica, ↑Werlhof s disease • Hypernyms: ↑purpura, ↑peliosis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thrombocytopenic purpura, acute (ATP) — Sudden onset of low blood platelet levels with bleeding into the skin and elsewhere. ATP is due to many causes. It may, for example, constitute a potentially serious complication during the acute phase of measles …   Medical dictionary

  • secondary thrombocytopenic purpura — thrombocytopenic purpura occurring as a consequence of a primary hematologic disease such as leukemia, or an underlying systemic nonhematologic entity …   Medical dictionary

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