Phenytoin-induced thrombocytopenia treated with intravenous immune globulin.

@article{Salzman1998PhenytoininducedTT,
  title={Phenytoin-induced thrombocytopenia treated with intravenous immune globulin.},
  author={Mark B Salzman and Elaine M. Smith},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={152-3}
}
PURPOSE To describe the use of intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) in an 8-year-old girl with phenytoin-induced thrombocytopenia and leukopenia. PATIENTS AND METHODS An 8-year-old girl had fever, rash, thrombocytopenia, and leukopenia 18 days after initiation of phenytoin therapy. The phenytoin level was elevated. She was treated with 1 g/kg of IVIG… CONTINUE READING