Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in childhood: a population-based study in Qatar.

@article{AlMulla2009IdiopathicTP,
  title={Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in childhood: a population-based study in Qatar.},
  author={Naima A Al-Mulla and Abdulbari Bener and A. Amer and Mohammed Abu Laban},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2009},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={269-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To find the pattern of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) (acute/chronic) and to describe presenting features and clinical characteristics of the disease in children below 14 years of age in a newly developed Arabian society. METHODS This retrospective, descriptive study was carried out at the Pediatric Department of the Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar. A total of 50 children below 14 years of age who were diagnosed with ITP during the period 2000… CONTINUE READING