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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 166, Issue 1, pp 85–86 | Cite as

Persistent B-cell depletion after rituximab for thrombocytopenic purpura

  • Gianni BisognoEmail author
Short Report

Keywords

Chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura Rituximab Children B-cell immunodeficiency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital of PadovaPadovaItaly

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