Pediatric Thrombocytopenia

Pediatric Thrombocytopenia

This is defined as the reduce platelets count in your blood. Thrombocytes are blood clotting cells which help in coagulation and formed plugs in injured blood vessels.


Signs and symptoms include:Pediatric Thrombocytopenia Symptoms Treatment

  • Nosebleeds
  • Bleeding from gums
  • Easy bruising
  • Longer bleeding time

This problem can be arisen from certain causes which includes:

  • Exposure to certain medications
  • Toxins
  • Hereditary condition
  • Infections
  • Affected immune system

After taking history and conducting physical examination your doctor might recommend the blood test and bone marrow biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.


Treatment depend upon the signs and symptoms of disease. Corticosteroids helpful in severe conditions. Medications also including gamma globulin and immune suppressant.

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