Immune Thrombocytopenia Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
  • Catarina Gouveia
    Hospital Beatriz Ângelo
  • Vasco Evangelista
    Beatriz Ângelo Hospital, Loures, Portugal
  • Raquel Almeida
    Beatriz Ângelo Hospital, Loures, Portugal
  • António Martins Baptista
    Beatriz Ângelo Hospital, Loures, Portugal

Keywords

Immune thrombocytopenia, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, rituximab

Abstract

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) related to Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection is a rare condition and usually associated with a severe clinical course. We here report a case of a young man with a clinical diagnosis of severe ITP secondary to M. pneumoniae infection. The clinical features, therapy and outcome are presented.

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    Published: 2018-01-22
    Issue: Vol. 5 No. 3 (view)


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    Gouveia C, Evangelista V, Almeida R, Baptista AM. Immune Thrombocytopenia Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection. EJCRIM 2018;5 doi:10.12890/2018_000817.

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