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Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a blood disorder that leads to excessive or easy bruising and bleeding due to low platelet levels, explains Mayo Clinic. This condition affects both adults and children, though it i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a disorder in which people with unusually low levels of platelets may bruise or bleed easily or excessively, states Mayo Clinic. While the condition affects both children and adults... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Signs and symptoms of ITP include bruising, purple areas or pinhead-sized red spots on the skin; lumps on the skin caused by clots; nose or gum bleeding; and blood in the urine or stool, according to Cleveland Clinic. In... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Thrombocytosis is an excessive production of platelets by the body, according to Mayo Clinic. It rarely manifests in symptoms and may occur as a result of an underlying condition or bone marrow disorder. More » Health Conditions & Diseases