We discussed a case of an elderly man with hypothyroidism and HTN, who presented with acute bleeding from gums, petechiae / bruising, found to have severe thrombocytopenia due to ITP.
FRAMEWORK FOR THROMBOCYTOPENIA
- Mild: 100-150k
- Moderate: 50-90k
- Severe: < 50k
- 20-30 years (female predominance)
- > 60 years (more cases in this group)
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