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Volume 2006, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Various hematological abnormalities commonly occur in active tuberculosis (TB) but thrombocytopenia is exceed-ingly rare and immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is reported in only a few cases. A 28-year-old male pre-sented with thrombocytopenia-induced epistaxis and gen-eralized purpura that did not respond to intravenous im-munoglobulin but did resolve after antituberculous treat-ment The characteristics of this rarely documented asso-ciation are reviewed.

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