Neonates develop thrombocytopenia from a multitude of causes, including immune-mediated conditions, infections, inherited disorders, and acquired conditions such as thrombosis. This can make it challenging to diagnose an underlying cause and the evaluation can be extensive. This article will provide strategies to facilitate the evaluation of thrombocytopenia in the newborn and provide a background for the underlying pathophysiology of this condition and its various causes.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health