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Thrombocytopenia

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines

Platelet count < 100,000/ul

Check CBC, PT, APTT, D-dimer, hepatitis C levels, liver function test.

Review medications and discontinue any medication that can cause thrombocytopenia for at least one month, prior to making a decision regarding referral.

Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit

If isolated thrombocytopenia (with or without coagulation protein abnormalities), schedule consult with Hematology faculty who see benign disorders.

If thrombocytopenia associated with anemia and/or leukopenia, schedule consult and bone marrow examination with any Team 1 hematologist

Patient Education/Information (includes preps) CBC
What is Anemia
Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
Appointment Timeframe Next Available Appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Should fax the external report/records to 734-232-6560.

Pathology slides should be sent to
UMHS Pathology Dept
Attn: Accessioning,
Room UH2F321,
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
If at all possible, slides should be sent over night via UPS or Federal Express to generate a tracking number.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-8901 (Main Line)
734-647-8915 (Clinic Coordinator)
Clinic Location Sites Cancer Center and Canton Heath Center (All new appointments made through Cancer Center)
Northville Health Center- Appointments made through Northville scheduling at 248-305-4400.
UM Consulting Physician

Asra Z. Ahmed, M.D.
Paula L. Bockenstedt, M.D.
Scott D. Gitlin, M.D.
Mark S. Kaminski, M.D.
Lisa A. Kujawski, M.D.
Sami N. Malek, M.D.
Samuel M. Silver, M.D.
Moshe Talpaz, M.D.
Steven W. Pipe, M.D.
Jordan Shavit, M.D.

Revised on: 12/21/2015
 
 

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