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Maternal thrombocytopenia in pregnancy: diagnosis and management.
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PMID:  23702121     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thrombocytopenia is a common complication encountered in pregnancy, and can have a wide range of prognostic implications, from completely benign to life threatening. It is important for obstetricians to be aware of the various causes of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy, and to be able to diagnose and manage these patients. This article reviews the various causes of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy, highlights clinical and laboratory features of the most common and most severe causes, and provides an overview of management for these disorders.
Authors:
Tracy M Adams; M Baraa Allaf; Anthony M Vintzileos
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-04-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in laboratory medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1557-9832     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100174     Medline TA:  Clin Lab Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Stony Brook University Hospital, 101 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Winthrop University Hospital, 259 First Street, Mineola, NY 11501, USA. Electronic address: Tadams@winthrop.org.
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