ITP- Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report

  • Janice Jaison MIMER Medical College, Talegaon Dabhade Pune
  • Ramdas Joshi Department of Medicine MIMER Medical College Talegaon Dabhade Pune Maharashtra
  • Sneha Ramdas Joshi MIMER Medical College
Keywords: ITP, Immune thrombocytopenia, Primary


Until recently, the abbreviation ITP stood for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, but current awareness relating to the immune-mediated nature of the disease, and the absence or minimal signs of bleeding in a large proportion of cases have led to a revision of the terminology. We present a case of Primary immune thrombocytopenia. This article also provides an update on the current definitions related to immune thrombocytopenia, as per recommendations of an International Working Group (IWG) on ITP.

Author Biographies

Janice Jaison, MIMER Medical College, Talegaon Dabhade Pune
Assistant ProfessorDept. of Pathology
Ramdas Joshi, Department of Medicine MIMER Medical College Talegaon Dabhade Pune Maharashtra
ProfessorDept of Medicine
Sneha Ramdas Joshi, MIMER Medical College
Professor and HODDepartment of Pathology


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