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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
ITP and Blood Clots
can a person with a diagnosis ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura), usually prone to bleeding disorder, still get blood clots?
Yes, they can. Actually, patients with ITP are at a somewhat increased risk compared to non-ITP patients for the development of blood clots.
Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University