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NPWJM 2015, 2(3): 109-112 Back to browse issues page
Acute pulmonary tuberculosis manifesting with immune thrombocytopenic purpura: A case report
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Tuberculosis has a variety of hematological manifestations. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura is an uncommon manifestation of TB. Association of immune thrombocytopenic purpura and TB is a rare condition. Antituberculosis therapy is effective on both tuberculosis and thrombocytopenia, suggesting a causal relationship between TB and ITP. We present a case of pulmonary tuberculosis with isolated thrombocytopenia.
Keywords: pulmonary tuberculosis, thrombocytopenic purpura
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/11 | Accepted: 2015/01/11 | Published: 2015/01/11

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