ITP ( Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura) in Children

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura or ITP is a blood disorder that causes a abnormal reduction in the number of blood platelets. Platelets are cells in the blood that helps you stop bleeding. When there is a decrease in the platelet cells, then it can result in easy bruising, internal bleeding and bleeding of the gums. The “idiopathic” portion actually means that the cause is not known. Thrombocytopenic Purpura means that there is decrease in blood…

November 8, 2014