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Extensive Platelet Phagocytosis in a Patient with Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) and Concomitant Tuberculosis

  • Naveen Kakkar
  • Preethi Paul
  • M. Joseph John
  • Amrith Mathew
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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was not taken as this is an image based report with no patient intervention specific to the study.

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© Indian Society of Haematology & Transfusion Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Naveen Kakkar
    • 1
  • Preethi Paul
    • 1
  • M. Joseph John
    • 2
  • Amrith Mathew
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyChristian Medical College and HospitalLudhianaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Hematology, Hemato-oncology and Bone Marrow (Stem Cell) TransplantationChristian Medical College and HospitalLudhianaIndia

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