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Myelodysplastic syndromes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myelodysplastic-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20366977

Oct 26th, 2022 - 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...

Hypersplenism: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24339-hypersplenism

Oct 25th, 2022 - Overview What is hypersplenism? Hypersplenism is when your spleen becomes overactive in doing its job. Its job is to filter out old and damaged cells from your bloodstream. When your spleen becomes overenthusiastic about filtering your blood, it removes too many blood cells too soon, leaving you with a deficit of blood cells (cytopenia). How does this condition affect my body? Hypersplenism may...

Thrombocytopenia: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14430-thrombocytopenia

Oct 20th, 2022 - Overview Thrombocytopenia happens when your bone marrow doesn’t make enough platelets (bottom), the blood cells that help stop bleeding. What is thrombocytopenia? Thrombocytopenia (pronounced “THROM-bo-sigh-toe-PEE-ne-ah”) occurs when your bone marrow doesn’t make enough platelets. Platelets are blood cells that form blood clots to help stop bleeding. If you have thrombocytopenia, you may bleed...

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Causes, Sy
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Sep 6th, 2022 - Overview What is hemolytic uremic syndrome? Hemolytic uremic syndrome (hee-mah-lit-ick yer-ee-mik sin-drohm) is a medical condition that blocks the small blood vessels in your kidneys. The blockage destroys your red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) and reduces the number of platelets (thrombocytopenia), which are clotting cells. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) most commonly affects your kidneys. ...

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16470-hemolytic-uremic-syndrome

Sep 6th, 2022 - Overview What is hemolytic uremic syndrome? Hemolytic uremic syndrome (hee-mah-lit-ick yer-ee-mik sin-drohm) is a medical condition that blocks the small blood vessels in your kidneys. The blockage destroys your red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) and reduces the number of platelets (thrombocytopenia), which are clotting cells. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) most commonly affects your kidneys. ...

Myelofibrosis: Symptoms, Types, Pro
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15672-myelofibrosis

Aug 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is myelofibrosis? Myelofibrosis is a rare type of blood cancer where your bone marrow (the soft, spongy tissue inside of your bones) is replaced by fibrous scar tissue. It’s a form of chronic leukemia and a myeloproliferative disorder. Myeloproliferative disorders involve too many blood cells getting made in your bone marrow — where blood cells get made. Your bone marrow produces ...

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

Apr 19th, 2022 - 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...

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

Apr 19th, 2022 - 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...

Erythromelalgia: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22752-erythromelalgia

Apr 18th, 2022 - Overview Erythromelalgia is a rare condition that causes episodes of pain and burning skin. Credit: With permission from Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. What is erythromelalgia? Erythromelalgia (ur-i-thruh-muh-lal-jah) is a rare condition in which excess blood flow causes periodic symptom flares. It’s a chronic condition, meaning that it stays with you for life. Erythromelalgia symptoms, ...

Preeclampsia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/preeclampsia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355745

Apr 15th, 2022 - Overview Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy. With preeclampsia, you might have high blood pressure, high levels of protein in urine that indicate kidney damage (proteinuria), or other signs of organ damage. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had previously been in the standard range. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious — e...

Antiphospholipid syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antiphospholipid-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355831

Feb 25th, 2022 - Overview Antiphospholipid (AN-te-fos-fo-LIP-id) syndrome is a condition in which the immune system mistakenly creates antibodies that attack tissues in the body. These antibodies can cause blood clots to form in arteries and veins. Blood clots can form in the legs, lungs and other organs, such as the kidneys and spleen. The clots can lead to a heart attack, strokes and other conditions. During ...

Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Causes, Treat
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17952-preeclampsia

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,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16747-aplastic-anemia

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...

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) - 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
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/idiopathic-thrombocytopenic-purpura/symptoms-causes/syc-20352325

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...

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
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15235-bruises

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 ...