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n. - A blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood.

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  • Also, abnormalities in blood coagulation and thrombocytopenia, which is a decrease in blood platelets, have been observed.
  • Radiation can also cause a low platelet count, also called thrombocytopenia, though this is uncommon with radiation to the areas near the breast.
  • A low platelet count is called thrombocytopenia, and may create problems with bruising, bleeding, etc. although there are other factors involved.
  • Recently I was diagnosed with ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura). for more
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