Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Rituximab vs Splenectomy: Response Similar in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Rituximab vs Splenectomy: Response Similar in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Results of a retrospective single-center study showed that response to rituximab vs splenectomy as second-line therapy for steroid-refractory ITP was not significantly different between the 2 treatments.

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians

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A rare case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) highlights the difficulty in diagnosing LCH.

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), including patient outlook, treatment, and ITP in pregnancy.

IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

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Recent study results demonstrate that recombinant IL-11 with glucocorticoids is a safe and effective treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in adults.

Eradication of Infection Improves Outcomes for <i>H Pylori+</i> patients with ITP

Eradication of Infection Improves Outcomes for H Pylori+ patients with ITP

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Approximately 40% of ITP cases are caused by gram-negative H pylori infection; therefore, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of infection eradication on platelet count in these patients.

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