What are the demographics of acute immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)?

Updated: Aug 05, 2017
  • Author: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Acute ITP affects males and females equally and has a peak incidence in children aged 3-5 years. Most patients have a history of an antecedent acute viral syndrome.


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