Bleeding Out: ITP and Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome


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Which of the following is needed in sufficient amounts for proper blood clotting?

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1. Which of the following symptoms might show up in a boy with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome?

2. If you have Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, which of the following would NOT be a likely symptom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What causes blood to clot? What are the symptoms of ITP? To pass this quiz, you'll need to answer these and other questions related to Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome and ITP.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can answer questions on the following:

  • What is needed for proper blood clotting
  • The symptoms of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
  • The symptoms of ITP
  • The term denoting a rash of reddish spots
  • The term for a blood clotting cell deficiency

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ITP and Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the symptoms of these conditions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about blood clotting

Additional Learning

Keep learning about the characteristics of these conditions by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled Bleeding Out: ITP and Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome. Objectives covered by this lesson include the following:

  • Review the research of Dr. Wiskott and Dr. Aldrich
  • Define purpura
  • Understand the relationship between ITP and Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome