Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Center - Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte and the county containing it are named in honor of the German Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg, who had become queen consort of British King George III the year before the city's founding. A second nickname derives from later in the 18th century. During the American Revolutionary War, British commander General Cornwallis occupied the city but was driven out afterwards by hostile residents, prompting him to write that Charlotte was "a hornet's nest of rebellion," leading to another city nickname: The Hornet's Nest.
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
What is Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)?
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding condition in which the blood doesn't clot as it should. This is due to a low number of blood cell fragments called platelets (PL...
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