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for Thrombocytopenia

   
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)
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: 01/17/2014