Drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia is a condition where the use of certain drugs leads to the formation of antibodies against platelets. These antibodies can cause a low platelet count, which make bleeding more likely. If these antibodies are formed during pregnancy, they may pass from the mother to the fetus.
by Dave R. Roger, M.D.
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