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Recurrent autoimmune thrombocytopenia in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: treatment with repeated splenectomy!

, : Recurrent autoimmune thrombocytopenia in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: treatment with repeated splenectomy!. Journal of Rheumatology 16(10): 1362-1363

An unusual case of thrombocytopenia as a manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus is presented. Management was complicated by regeneration of splenic tissue resulting in recurrent thrombocytopenia and a need for repeated splenectomy.


PMID: 2810262

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