International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 83, Issue 4, pp 366–367 | Cite as

Bernard-Soulier Syndrome due to GPIX W127X Mutation in Japan Is Frequently Misdiagnosed as Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Shinji KunishimaEmail author
  • Toshiki Yamada
  • Motohiro Hamaguchi
  • Hidehiko Saito
Letter to the Editor


This work was supported by grants-in-aid from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Mitsubishi Pharma Research Foundation, and National Hospital Organization Research Fund.


Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Peripheral Blood Smear National Hospital Organization Prolonged Bleeding Time Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura 


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© The Japanese Society of Hematology 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinji Kunishima
    • 1
    Email author
  • Toshiki Yamada
    • 2
  • Motohiro Hamaguchi
    • 1
  • Hidehiko Saito
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Clinical Research CenterNational Hospital Organization Nagoya Medical CenterNagoya
  2. 2.Department of HematologyGifu University School of MedicineGifuJapan

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