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neonatal thrombocytopenic purpura

Thrombocytopenia is one of the main causes of neonatal hemorrhage, and the normal range of platelet count of neonates and premature infants is similar to that of children of other ages. Neonatal thrombocytopenic purpura is characterized by extensive skin petechia and ecchymosis, and severe cases may have gastrointestinal bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage. It is generally believed that platelet count < 100 × 109/L (10...

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