THROMBOCYTOPENIA AND PREGNANCY, Nathan Fox, MD (Digital)

By on February 2, 2017

What is Thrombocytopenia? Thrombocytopenia is a deficiency of platelets in the blood, defined when the platelet count is less than 150,000. This deficiency occurs in approximately 5 percent of normal pregnancies. Thrombocytopenia may lead to increased bleeding, bruising, or abnormal blood clotting. What causes Thrombocytopenia? The most common causes of thrombocytopenia are lab error (due

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