Tip 34a: thrombocytopenia

Early-onset thrombocytopenia (<72h, plts <150 x 109/L) in preterm infants is most likely due to placental insufficiency, perinatal asphyxia, perinatal or congenital infection, and should resolve within 14 days.

Reference: Chakravorty, S. and Roberts, I., 2012. How I manage neonatal thrombocytopenia. British Journal of Haematology, 156(2), pp.155-162.

Previously published: 11/11/13, 02/10/14, 23/07/15

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