How does the prevalence of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) vary by sex?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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In children, ITP is more common in boys than in girls. [30] In middle-aged adults, women are affected more frequently than men. [2]


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