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Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Definition: A life-threatening complication of heparin therapy. It results in immune-mediated thrombocytopenia and, in 25-50 percent of the patients, thrombotic complications.

Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, heparin induced thrombocytopenia, Heparin-inducedThrombocytopenia

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