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ITP: abbreviation of: Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
ITP: abbreviation of: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia
More information on medical condition: Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune:
ITP: Thrombocytopenia occurring in the absence of toxic exposure or a disease associated with decreased platelets. It is mediated by immune mechanisms, in most cases IMMUNOGLOBULIN G autoantibodies which attach to platelets and subsequently undergo destruction by macrophages. The disease is seen in acute (affecting children) and chronic (adult) forms.
Source: Diseases Database
ITP: Another name for Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune.
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