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Successful Management of Refractory Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia with Intracranial Hemorrhage by Emergency Splenectomy

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Sharma, S.K., Gupta, N., Seth, T. et al. Successful Management of Refractory Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia with Intracranial Hemorrhage by Emergency Splenectomy. Indian J Pediatr 79, 397–398 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-011-0518-6

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Keywords

  • Platelet Count
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Dapsone
  • Danazol
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura