Relapse of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura caused by influenza A virus infection: a case report.

Abstract

We report a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in remission, who relapsed as a result of an influenza A virus infection. A 41-year-old woman presented with fever elevation, coughing, and generalized petechiae. Her platelet count had decreased to 1 x 10(9)/l. She had been diagnosed with ITP at age 23, and continuous complete remission had… (More)

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