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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1993;10(2):512-517.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1993.10.2.512    Published online December 31, 1993.
A case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy.
Mi Sook Kim, Ho Joon Hwangbo, Young Gi Lee, Yoon Kee Park, Sung Ho Lee
Abstract
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is an uncommon illness but most common form of thrombocytopema in pregnancy. Corticosteroids, splenectomy, immunosuppressive drugs, and immunoglobulin therapy have been recommended for manaaement. The optimal method of delivery is controversial. We have experienced a case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura diagnosed previously and managed with corticosteroid and vincrstine, which was followed by pregnancy, vaginal delivery and postpiirtum splenectomy.


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