Published in Blood Weekly, November 3rd, 2005
Scientists in Japan conducted a study "to identify initial laboratory findings useful for the later diagnosis" of ITP "in adult patients with thrombocytopenia."
"We studied 62 consecutive adult patients who had thrombocytopenia and whose peripheral blood film was normal except for thrombocytopenia at presentation," explained M. Kuwana and coauthors at Keio University. "Each patient underwent physical examination and routine laboratory tests, and was prospectively followed for...
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