MORTON H. EDELMAN, M.D.
The occurrence of thrombocytopenia associated with lupus erythematosus has been referred to by Templeton,1 Lyon,2 Baehr, Klemperer and Schifrin,3 Ginzler and Fox,4 Keil,5 and others. However, it had been previously observed by Libman and Sachs6 in the second of the four cases, which they reported in 1924 and which for want of a better name, they called atypical verrucous endocarditis. Up to the present thrombocytopenia and the accompanying thrombocytopenic purpura have been considered by many one of the visceral or systemic manifestations of the disseminated form of lupus erythematosus. Further, the chronic fixed variety of lupus erythematosus has been considered
EDELMAN MH. THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA ASSOCIATED WITH DISCOID LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS AND RENAL GLOMERULAR CHANGES1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:116–123. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-1-116
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(1):116-123.
Coagulopathies, Hematology/Oncology, Lupus Erythematosus, Nephrology, Platelet Disorders.
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