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Case 21 – summary

This case highlighted a number of important issues: 1) The differential diagnosis of thrombocytopenia associated with pregnancy Working out why a pregnant or post partum patient is thrombocytopenic can be difficult.  A number of conditions can cause thrombocytopenia to a … Continue reading

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Case 21 – update 4

The haematology team have reviewed our thrombocytopenic patient.  Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is deemed unlikely as the HIT score is low and obstetric patients are low risk according to BCSH guidelines. One concern is the diagnosis of Post-Transfusion Purpura.  This is is … Continue reading

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