Splenic irradiation in HIV-related thrombocytopenia.


Splenic irradiation has been used in patients with HIV-related thrombocytopenia. This retrospective review deals with four patients treated with low dose splenic irradiation. All patients had an increase in platelet count and tolerated the treatment without side effects. However, the treatment response lasted for several months only.

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@article{Leung1996SplenicII, title={Splenic irradiation in HIV-related thrombocytopenia.}, author={James T Leung and Rulin Kuan}, journal={Australasian radiology}, year={1996}, volume={40 3}, pages={324-5} }