Successful Treatment of Refractory Thrombocytopenia with Mycophenolate Mofetil in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

@inproceedings{Chang2005SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful Treatment of Refractory Thrombocytopenia with Mycophenolate Mofetil in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus},
  author={Hyun Chang},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2005}
}
  • Hyun Chang
  • Published 2005 in Journal of Korean medical science
While mild thrombocytopenia in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is frequently seen in the context of active disease, severe thrombocytopenia causing significant bleeding is not that common. Corticosteroids are considered the first line therapy for severe thrombocytopenia in SLE. Second-line therapeutic agents or splenectomy have been reported to be… CONTINUE READING