Serious complications following treatment of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

@article{Wanachiwanawin1988SeriousCF,
  title={Serious complications following treatment of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.},
  author={Wanchai Wanachiwanawin and Sukon Visudhiphan and Anong Piankijagum and S Vatanavicharn},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={64 752},
  pages={426-30}
}
Six patients had serious complications as consequences of treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Five had splenectomy-related complications, one of them developed fatal intra-abdominal bleeding. Three patients acquired operation-related serious infection, two of them died. Serious neutropenia after vinblastine-loaded platelets occurred in one patient leading to pseudomonas septicaemia and panophthalmitis with permanent vision loss of left eye. Recurrence thrombocytopenia occurred in… CONTINUE READING

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