Chronic immune thrombocytopenia in a child responding only to thrombopoietin receptor agonist.

Abstract

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired hematological disease in which the body produces antibodies against its own platelets leading to platelet destruction resulting in isolated thrombocytopenia. Childhood ITP may enter complete remission in the majority of cases within six months from diagnosis. However, 20-30% of affected children may develop… (More)

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