Tirofiban-Induced Thrombocytopenia Occurring with Crohn's Disease.

@article{Ibrahim2016TirofibanInducedTO,
  title={Tirofiban-Induced Thrombocytopenia Occurring with Crohn's Disease.},
  author={Toni Ibrahim and Fady R El Karak and Assem Araji and Elie El Rassy},
  journal={Case reports in cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={2016},
  pages={4605139}
}
A 69-year-old man, with severe refractory Crohn's disease, presented with acute coronary syndrome that required angioplasty. He developed severe tirofiban-induced thrombocytopenia (TIT) heralded by type I allergic reaction that required steroids and a combination of antihistamine H1 and antihistamine H2 for symptomatic management. The thrombocytopenia… CONTINUE READING