Thrombocytopenia and Anemia in Infants and Children

Michael Recht

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Thrombocytopenia and anemia are the two most common hematologic conditions seen in the pediatric emergency department. Providers of emergency pediatric care must have an understanding of the causes and therapies for the various conditions that result from thrombocytopenia and anemia. This article reviews the common causes of isolated thrombocytopenia and anemia in infancy and childhood.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-523
Number of pages19
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Anemia
  • Childhood malignancies
  • Destruction
  • Loss
  • Production
  • Thrombocytopenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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