Immune thrombocytopenia

What is Immune thrombocytopenia?

A rare autoimmune coagulation disorder characterized by isolated thrombocytopenia (a platelet count <100,000/microL), in the absence of any underlying disorder that may be associated with thrombocytopenia.

Other condition names

  • ITP
  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-5 in 10,000
  • United States: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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