Severe thrombocytopenia as a complication of acute Epstein-Barr virus infection

@article{Liki2004SevereTA,
  title={Severe thrombocytopenia as a complication of acute Epstein-Barr virus infection},
  author={Robert Liki{\'c} and Du{\vs}ko Kuzmani{\'c}},
  journal={Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2004},
  volume={116},
  pages={47-50}
}
Severe thrombocytopenia is an extremely rare complication of acute Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. EBV infection usually causes hematological abnormalities, mainly atypical lymphocytosis, which is a feature of infectious mononucleosis, and uncomplicated cases often present with mild decreases in platelet counts. Our otherwise healthy, 21-year-old male Caucasian patient had thrombocytopenia and bleeding diathesis with platelet counts of 8 × 109/L without other signs and symptoms of… CONTINUE READING

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