An abnormally low blood platelet count in the body is called Thrombocytopenia. Excessive breakdown of platelets in the liver and bloodstream and impaired production of platelets are causes for this disorder. The bone marrow does not make enough platelets when there is Cirrhosis, infections in the bone marrow and a vitamin B12 deficiency. Bruising, nosebleeds, rash and bleeding in the mouth are some of the symptoms of thrombocytopenia. Platelet transfusion is the treatment for this complication.
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA DIAGNOSED?
Hemorrhage in the brain is a complication that can result from this disorder.