Journal Articles

Research is the key to learning more about what causes ITP and determine effective treatments to manage the rare autoimmune disease. To help guide the future of ITP, numerous journal articles have been published—and research continues to be developed. While most are written for medical professionals with scientific terms and language, they often contain helpful information. Below are some useful medical journal resources:

  • The National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine
  • The National Institutes of Health PubMed
  • Your hematologist
  • A local medical library
  • Medfetch: An online service that scans the latest literature daily and links you to new electronic versions of journal articles via email

Some of the most popular medical journals featuring ITP research include:

PDSA’s Treatment Guidelines offers comprehensive treatment articles specific to ITP.


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