Case Rep Oncol 2017 Sep-Dec;10(3):945-947. Epub 2017 Oct 23.
Department of Oncology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - also called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or immune thrombocytopenic purpura - is an acquired thrombocytopenia caused by autoantibodies against platelet antigens. It is one of the more common causes of thrombocytopenia in otherwise asymptomatic adults. Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a potentially lethal, but curable, tick-borne disease. Read More