Successful treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated immune thrombocytopenia with involved field radiotherapy.

@article{Berrang2013SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated immune thrombocytopenia with involved field radiotherapy.},
  author={Tanya S. Berrang and Caroline L. Holloway and Jason Hart and Adrian Yee and Brian R. Berry and Rami Kotb},
  journal={Hematological oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={218-20}
}
Immune thrombocytopenia complicates the course and impacts the outcome of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL-ITP, non-Hodgkin lymphoma-immune thrombocytopenic purpura). The response to corticosteroids and/or intravenous immune globulins is usually short lasting, but NHL-ITP usually responds to anti-lymphoma chemotherapy. It is not clear if this success is due to the elimination of the lymphomatous tissue or to the immunosuppressor/immunomodulator effect of chemotherapy. Myelosuppressive anti-lymphoma… CONTINUE READING
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