Risk factors for future development of systemic lupus erythematosus in children with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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The risk of later development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is currently unknown. We retrospectively evaluated the incidence and risk factors of this complication in 222 children with ITP who were followed for a mean of 4.2+/-4.9 years. During that time 3.6% of the children (8/222) developed SLE… (More)

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@article{Hazzan2006RiskFF, title={Risk factors for future development of systemic lupus erythematosus in children with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.}, author={Rawi Hazzan and Mashaand Mukamel and Joanne Yacobovich and Isaac Yaniv and Hannah Tamary}, journal={Pediatric blood & cancer}, year={2006}, volume={47 5 Suppl}, pages={657-9} }