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Having a clotting disorder Some bleeding disorders, like hemophilia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), cause your blood to not clot enough.
In some cases, bruising easily can also be a sign of an underlying health condition like anemia or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a disorder that can cause people to easily or excessively bruise or bleed.
The hematologist was particularly concerned about thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, or T.T.P., a disease in which the clotting system goes wild and starts making abnormal clots in small blood vessels throughout the body.
After being shuffled around to multiple hospitals, a doctor at a children's hospital in New Hyde Park diagnosed her with an autoimmune disease called thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (or TTP).
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First Known Use: 1753See Words from the same year
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