Thrombocytopenia can occur in anyone, but platelet counts may be especially affected during pregnancy, which could lead to complications.
Thrombocytopenia, a low platelet count, is defined as a platelet count less than 150,000 cells/mL. The most common symptom is bleeding.
Thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count) can occur during chemotherapy. Learn about the signs and symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.
Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia is a rare, inherited syndrome in which bone is unable to produce a normal number of platelets.
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia is a rare condition of platelet mismatch between a mother and her infant; it is similar to hemolytic disease of the newborn.
Purpura is purple-colored spots and patches on the skin, mouth, or other parts of the body. Different types of purpura have very different causes and treatments.
Platelet counts in people with RA can sometimes rise (thrombocytosis) or drop (thrombocytopenia). Learn why this occurs and its effects.
If you have thrombocytopenia, or low platelet count, your ability to form clots and stop bleeding may be impaired. Learn how to stay healthy.
Thrombocytopenia may be treated with observation alone, prescription medications, surgery, or lifestyle changes.
Immune thrombocytopenia is a condition where your immune system attacks your platelets, causing low platelet counts that may result in bleeding.