ERASTUS I. GULLER; JOHN S. LAWRENCE
The symptom-complex of idiopathic thrombopenic purpura is too well known to justify the reporting of additional patients with this disease. Atypical forms of this disorder are recognized but they have received much less attention. Accordingly it has seemed justifiable to report the five cases occurring in this paper since their data illustrate some of the atypical forms of this condition. These patients demonstrate how difficult it may be in some instances to distinguish aplastic anemia from idiopathic thrombopenic purpura. They further emphasize the fact that a marked leucopenia may be an associated finding in some of the patients with this
GULLER EI, LAWRENCE JS. Idiopathic Thrombopenic Purpura1. Ann Intern Med. ;4:1535–1544. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-12-1535
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(12):1535-1544.
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