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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: Hand carry reports and clinic notes to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-8901 (Main Line)
              734-647-8915 (Clinic Coordinator)
Clinic Location Sites Cancer Center (All new appointments made through Cancer Center)
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Revised on: 01/17/2014
 
 

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