Which factors decrease the risk of developing chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Answer

Factors associated with lower likelihood of developing chronic ITP were as follows:

  • Mucosal bleeding at diagnosis (OR 0.39)

  • Treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin alone (OR 0.71)


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