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A mild thrombocytopenia may indicate secondary thromboembolic disease. A severe thrombocytopenia is consistent with Evans syndrome, where the platelets are also targeted by the immune system. Serum biochemistry is usually normal or shows changes secondary to dehydration and/or tissue
The risk of thromboembolic disease due to oral contraceptives is not related to length of use and disappears after pill use is stopped (8). A two- to four-fold increase in relative risk of postoperative thromboembolic complications has been