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Thrombocytopenia (low platelets)

Thrombocytopenia (low platelets) (February 2019)

People with lymphoma sometimes have thrombocytopenia because of the lymphoma itself or as a side effect of treatment. This can put them at a higher risk of bleeding and bruising. This factsheet explains what thrombocytopenia is and why people with lymphoma get thrombocytopenia and describes the symptoms, treatment and how to reduce the risk of bleeding.

Author(s)
Lymphoma Action
Place of publication
Aylesbury
Publisher
Date of publication
February 2019
Pages
10pp
Format
Factsheet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
53.0
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