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Table 2 Frequency distribution of ITP severities and bleeding score

From: ESPED survey on newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia in childhood: how much treatment do we give?

  Total Platelet count × 109/l Bleeding score adapted to Buchanan et al.
  N (%) 0–9 10–19 20–29 > 30 0 (None) 1
(Minor)
2
(Mild)
3 (Moderate) 4 (Severe) 5
(Life threatening)
No therapy 95 (44%) 49 19 16 11 4 31 36 23 1 0
IVIG 59 (27%) 51 4 3 1 3 13 18 24 1 0
GC 33 (15%) 22 9 1 1 1 4 8 19 1 0
IVIG und GC 17 (35%) 15 2 0 0 0 3 4 9 1 0
Blood products (RBC, PC, FFP) 1 (1%) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Blood products and IVIG/GC 12 (6%) 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 3 0
Total 217 (100%) 149 (69%) 35 (16%) 20 (9%) 13 (6%) 8 (4%) 52 (24%) 67 (31%) 82 (38%) 8 (4%) 0 (0%)
Mean platelet count (/μl) 6000      23500 11923 10388 7390 7375 -
  1. RBC red blood cells, PC platelet concentrate, FFP fresh frozen plasma