Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (may include cases that are not autoimmune)
Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (ATP) is an autoimmune disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. The bleeding results from unusually low levels of platelets.
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Typical Age of onset
Childhood - Age 3
Adult - 35
- Widespread petechiae and ecchymoses, oozing from a venipuncture site
- Gingival bleeding
- Rupturing blisters
- Blurred vision
- Drowsiness, or loss of consciousness
Sources: Mayo Clinic, Healthline