MORRIS TAGER, M.D.; KALMEN A. KLINGHOFFER, M.D.
In 1936, Minot presented three cases of acute thrombocytopenic purpura hemorrhagica with lymphocytosis,1 and three related cases of intermittent purpura associated with menstruation. No further cases of this nature have been reported, although a fourth one, unassociated with menstruation, has been seen by Minot2 since 1936. In view of the difficulty of early diagnosis and the importance of prompt recognition of this dyscrasia, it was deemed of interest to present the following case.
The patient, a 20-year-old, single, white, female law student, was admitted to the New Haven Hospital on October 6, 1938. She had been in excellent
TAGER M, KLINGHOFFER KA. ACUTE THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA HEMORRHAGICA WITH LYMPHOCYTOSIS; REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:96–100. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-1-96
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(1):96-100.
Coagulopathies, Hematology/Oncology, Platelet Disorders.
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