Age old dapsone in the treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura--a case report with review.

@article{Kundu2013AgeOD,
  title={Age old dapsone in the treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura--a case report with review.},
  author={Ria Kundu and Namrata Sethi and Abhimanyu Ghose and Rekha Chaudhary},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={e723-5}
}
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is characterized by premature platelet destruction in the reticuloendothelial system due to the presence of autoantibodies against the platelet membrane proteins. Patients who are resistant to the traditional treatment options that include the administration of steroids, IV immunoglobulin, and antirhesus D… CONTINUE READING