Idiopathic autoimmune thrombocytopenia purpura in a 12-year-old boy.

Elizabeth Barrows, Barbara Kraj

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A 12 year old boy presented to the emergency room with chief complaints of nosebleed and petechiae on lower and upper extremities. The case was adopted for an assignment in a junior level Library Research and Case Studies Presentations course in a distance learning CLS curriculum. The study describes the patient's presentation and differential diagnosis based on laboratory results. The disease background is provided and treatment options are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-204
Number of pages4
JournalClinical laboratory science : journal of the American Society for Medical Technology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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