Alloimmune thrombocytopenia may be associated with systemic disease.


Journal Article

Adverse outcome was encountered in a case of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia after in utero platelet transfusion. This may have resulted from generalized systemic vascular endothelial damage, because several cell types, including umbilical endothelial cells, have been shown to contain surface molecules similar to the receptor containing the PlA1 antigen.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kay, HH; Hage, ML; Kurtzberg, J; Dunsmore, KP

Published Date

  • January 1, 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 166 / 1 Pt 1

Start / End Page

  • 110 - 111

PubMed ID

  • 1733178

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1733178

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9378

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0002-9378(92)91840-7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States