Neonatal alloimmune amegakaryocytosis. Case report.

A case of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia with amegakaryocytosis is described. The baby was treated by double-volume exchange transfusion with only a temporary benefit; 2 weeks of steroid treatment were unsuccessful but the platelet count did increase transiently after infusion of random donor platelets. The newborn recovered after intravenous… CONTINUE READING