Newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia in children and adults: a comparative prospective observational registry of the Intercontinental Cooperative Immune Thrombocytopenia Study Group.

@article{Khne2011NewlyDI,
  title={Newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia in children and adults: a comparative prospective observational registry of the Intercontinental Cooperative Immune Thrombocytopenia Study Group.},
  author={Thomas K{\"u}hne and Willi Berchtold and Lisa A. Michaels and Runhui Wu and Hugo Donato and B Espina and Hannah Tamary and Francesco Rodeghiero and Meera B Chitlur and Johannes Rischewski and Paul A Imbach},
  journal={Haematologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 12},
  pages={
          1831-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Primary immune thrombocytopenia is a bleeding diathesis with an unknown etiology in predisposed individuals with immune disturbances. Although it is claimed that children and adults differ in clinical and laboratory aspects, few data exist to corroborate this observation. Our objective was to assess comparative data from children and adults with newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia. DESIGN AND METHODS Clinical and laboratory data of 1,784 children and 340 adults were extracted… CONTINUE READING

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