Antithymocyte Globulin in the Treatment of D-Penicillamine—Induced Aplastic Anemia
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A patient who received antithymocyte globulin therapy for aplastic anemia due to D-penicillamine therapy is described. Bone marrow recovery and peripheral blood recovery were complete 1 month and 3 months, respectively, after treatment, and blood transfusion or other therapies were not necessary in a follow-up period of more than 2 years. Use of antithymocyte globulin may be the optimal treatment of D-penicillamine—induced aplastic anemia.
Key wordsAntithymocyte globulin Aplastic anemia D-penicillamine
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