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Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Causes, Treat
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a serious blood pressure condition that develops during pregnancy. People with preeclampsia often have high blood pressure (hypertension) and high levels of protein in their urine (proteinuria). Preeclampsia typically develops after the 20th week of pregnancy. It can also affect other organs in the body and be dangerous for both the mom and her dev...

Aplastic Anemia: Bone Marrow Transplant,
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Aug 2nd, 2021 - Overview What is aplastic anemia? Aplastic anemia is a rare blood disorder. This serious condition is a type of bone marrow failure syndrome. If you have aplastic anemia, the springy tissue inside your bones (bone marrow) does not produce enough white blood cells (leukopenia or neutropenia), red blood cells (anemia) or platelets (thrombocytopenia). What does bone marrow do? In healthy bone marr...

Myelodysplastic syndromes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 30th, 2021 - Overview Myelodysplastic syndromes are a group of disorders caused by blood cells that are poorly formed or don't work properly. Myelodysplastic syndromes result from something amiss in the spongy material inside your bones where blood cells are made (bone marrow). Management of myelodysplastic syndromes is most often intended to slow the disease, ease symptoms and prevent complications. Common...

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/idiopathic-thrombocytopenic-purpura/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352333

Feb 25th, 2021 - Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Your multidisciplinary team of experts will include doctors who specialize in diseases of the blood and blood cells (hematologists), along with other specialists as needed. They collaborate to provide coordinated care. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic doctors have deep experience in diagnosing I...

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 25th, 2021 - Overview Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. The bleeding results from unusually low levels of platelets — the cells that help blood clot. Formerly known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, ITP can cause purple bruises, as well as tiny reddish-purple dots that look like a rash. Children may develop ITP after a viral infection...

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/idiopathic-thrombocytopenic-purpura/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352330

Feb 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose immune thrombocytopenia, your doctor will try to exclude other possible causes of bleeding and a low platelet count, such as an underlying illness or medications you or your child may be taking. Blood tests can check the levels of platelets. Rarely, adults might need a bone marrow exam to rule out other problems. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Clinic experts c...

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 25th, 2021 - Overview Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. The bleeding results from unusually low levels of platelets — the cells that help blood clot. Formerly known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, ITP can cause purple bruises, as well as tiny reddish-purple dots that look like a rash. Children may develop ITP after a viral infection...

Thrombocytopenia: Causes, Sy
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Nov 23rd, 2020 - Overview What is thrombocytopenia? Thrombocytopenia (THROM-bo-sigh-toe-PEE-ne-ah) occurs when your blood platelet count is low. Platelets are also called thrombocytes. This type of blood cell clumps together to form blood clots to help stop bleeding at the site of a cut or wound. Another name for a blood clot is thrombus. Bone marrow is the soft, spongy tissue inside bones that makes all blood ...

Essential thrombocythemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/essential-thrombocythemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361282

Oct 21st, 2020 - Essential thrombocytopenia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, you will be treated by a multidisciplinary team of specialized experts collaborating on your care. This is important because the blood clots associated with essential thrombocythemia can affect many different parts of your body. Advanced treatment Mayo Clinic pioneered the development of innovative drugs t...

Bruises: Types, Causes, Diagnosis, Trea
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Aug 11th, 2020 - Overview What is a bruise? A bruise, or contusion, is skin discoloration from a skin or tissue injury. This injury damages blood vessels underneath the skin, causing them to leak. When blood pools under the skin, it causes black, blue, purple, brown, or yellow discoloration. There’s no external bleeding unless the skin breaks open. Who might get a bruise? Everyone experiences bruising. Bruises ...

Pediatric thrombocytopenia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-thrombocytopenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355932

Jul 2nd, 2020 - Overview Thrombocytopenia (throm-boe-sie-toe-PEE-nee-uh) is a condition in which there aren't enough platelets in your blood. Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless blood cells that stop bleeding by clumping and forming plugs in blood vessel injuries. Depending on the cause, having low platelets may or may not result in increased bleeding risk. The most common reason for thrombocytopenia in chi...

Pediatric thrombocytopenia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-thrombocytopenia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355935

Jul 2nd, 2020 - Pediatric thrombocytopenia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Your team of experts may include pediatric hematologists, pediatric pathologists, pediatric infectious disease specialists, pediatric surgeons and immunologists who work together to provide accurate diagnosis and exceptional care for your child and support for your family. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Specialists at M...

Pediatric thrombocytopenia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-thrombocytopenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450468

Jul 2nd, 2020 - Diagnosis Blood tests can confirm the diagnosis and may provide clues to underlying conditions causing the problem. Rarely, your doctor might suggest a bone marrow biopsy. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Clinic experts can help you with your pediatric thrombocytopenia-related health concerns Start Here Treatment Treatment depends on the cause of your child's thrombocytopenia. In som...

Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytopenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20378293

Apr 8th, 2020 - Overview Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which you have a low blood platelet count. Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless blood cells that help blood clot. Platelets stop bleeding by clumping and forming plugs in blood vessel injuries. Thrombocytopenia might occur as a result of a bone marrow disorder such as leukemia or an immune system problem. Or it can be a side effect of taking certain...

Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytopenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378298

Apr 8th, 2020 - Diagnosis The following can be used to determine whether you have thrombocytopenia: Blood test. A complete blood count determines the number of blood cells, including platelets, in a sample of your blood. Physical exam, including a complete medical history. Your doctor will look for signs of bleeding under your skin and feel your abdomen to see if your spleen is enlarged. He or she will also as...

Preeclampsia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 19th, 2020 - Overview Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious — even fatal — complications for both you and your baby. If you have preeclamps...

Myelofibrosis; Causes, Symptoms, Trea
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Aug 13th, 2019 - Overview What is myelofibrosis? Myelofibrosis is a rare type of blood cancer in which the bone marrow (the soft, spongy tissue inside most bones) is replaced by fibrous scar tissue. It is considered a form of chronic leukemia. When myelofibrosis occurs on its own, it is called primary myelofibrosis. If it occurs as the result of a separate disease, it is known as secondary myelofibrosis (e.g. s...

Castleman Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Tr
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Mar 6th, 2019 - Overview Lymphatic system What is Castleman disease? Castleman disease, or Castleman syndrome, refers to a group of rare disorders involving an overgrowth of cells in the body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is made up of lymph nodes (also called lymph glands) and other lymphatic tissue. This system is part of the immune system and filters harmful substances such as bacteria and viruse...

Hemolyt
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Feb 16th, 2017 - Overview What is hemolytic uremic syndrome? Hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, is a medical condition that affects the smallest blood vessels in different organs causing them to be blocked. This leads to destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) and reduction in the clotting cells called platelets (thrombocytopenia). Organs most commonly affected include the kidneys (kidney failure) and...

Hemolyt
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Feb 16th, 2017 - Overview What is hemolytic uremic syndrome? Hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, is a medical condition that affects the smallest blood vessels in different organs causing them to be blocked. This leads to destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) and reduction in the clotting cells called platelets (thrombocytopenia). Organs most commonly affected include the kidneys (kidney failure) and...