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What is thrombocytopenic purpura?

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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare blood disorder that causes small blood clots to form in blood vessels throughout the body; platelets are used up in the process, resulting in a low platelet count.

From: Types of Blood Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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