Surgery as a Recurrent Trigger for Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in a Patient Cured of M7 Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.

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We report the case of a 10-year-old boy, 8 years post-M7 acute myeloid leukemia with a history of significant thrombocytopenia and bleeding, requiring treatment, after 2 surgical procedures performed under general anesthesia. In both instances, the thrombocytopenia and bleeding responded to intravenous immunoglobulin treatment. Between surgeries, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000533

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