THEODORE E. WOODWARD, M.D.
The purpose of this paper is (1) to report a case of thrombocytopenic purpura complicating acute catarrhal jaundice; (2) to present a review of all of the cases of purpura at the University Hospital with reference to jaundice; and (3) to report a review of the literature on this clinical picture.
The patient, a 14 year old white boy, was admitted July 27, 1939 from the Rosewood State Training School. Little is known of the past history other than that he was illegitimate, and both parents were deceased. His early years were spent in a county home, the
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WOODWARD TE. THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA COMPLICATING ACUTE CATARRHAL JAUNDICE; REPORT OF A CASE, REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE, AND REVIEW OF 48 CASES OF PURPURA AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL(THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA COMPLICATING ACUTE CATARRHAL JAUNDICE; REPORT OF A CASE, REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE, AND REVIEW OF 48 CASES OF PURPURA AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL*). Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:799–805. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-5-799
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(5):799-805.
Coagulopathies, Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine, Platelet Disorders.
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