Fetal intracranial hemorrhage related to maternal autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura

@article{Kutuk2014FetalIH,
  title={Fetal intracranial hemorrhage related to maternal autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura},
  author={Mehmet Serdar Kutuk and Laure Croisille and Sureyya Burcu Gorkem and Ebru Dundar Yilmaz and Levent Korkmaz and Philippe Bierling and Ekrem Unal},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={2147-2150}
}
Maternal autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (AITP) can cause fetal intracranial hemorrhage. A 19-year-old primigravida was referred to our institution for prenatally detected ventriculomegaly at 30th week of gestation. Her personal and family histories were unremarkable. Her platelet count was 54 × 109/L. Fetal neurosonography showed intraparenchymal hemorrhage. AITP was diagnosed in the mother and platelet count decreased at 34 × 109/L. Patient was treated with methylprednisolone and… CONTINUE READING