Departments and specialties

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Departments that treat this condition

Research

Mayo Clinic researchers study potential treatments for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on ITP on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) care at Mayo Clinic

Aug. 09, 2017
References
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