Virus-associated immune thrombocytopenic purpura in childhood.

  title={Virus-associated immune thrombocytopenic purpura in childhood.},
  author={Idil Caglar Yenicesu and S. Hakan Yetgin and Emel Ozy{\"u}rek and Deniz Aslan},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  volume={19 6},
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in children is usually a self-limiting disorder. It may follow a viral infection or immunization and is caused by an inappropriate response of the immune system. Many viruses, such as human immunodeficiency virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), varicella, rubeola, mumps, and parvovirus, have been… CONTINUE READING