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Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy.
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PMID:  21239825     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thrombocytopenia occurs commonly during pregnancy, and may result from diverse etiologies. Awareness of these many causes facilitates proper diagnosis and management of thrombocytopenia in the pregnant setting. Some causes of thrombocytopenia are unique to pregnancy and may not be familiar to hematologists. In the review, we will discuss the differential diagnosis of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy, and the pathogenesis of selected thrombocytopenic disorders. Considerations for optimal management of the pregnant patient with thrombocytopenia will also be described.
Authors:
Keith R McCrae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hematology / the Education Program of the American Society of Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1520-4383     ISO Abbreviation:  Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890099     Medline TA:  Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  397-402     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
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