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Neonatal thrombocytopenia.

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Thrombocytopenia (platelets <150 x 10(9)/L) is one of the most common haematological problems in neonates, particularly those who are preterm and sick. In those preterm neonates with early thrombocytopenia who present within 72 h of birth, the most common cause is reduced platelet production secondary to intrauterine growth restriction and/or maternal hypertension. By contrast, the most common causes of thrombocytopenia arising after the first 72 h of life, both in preterm and term infants...

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10.1016/j.siny.2008.02.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Molecular Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Seminars in fetal and neonatal medicine
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
256-264
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1878-0946
ISSN:
1744-165X
URN:
uuid:18ef35fa-6249-40da-9d52-ead3c9cc2500
Source identifiers:
218155
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pubs:218155

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