Therapeutic considerations in childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Journal Article (Review)

This monograph reviews the literature regarding therapy for childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). The role and mechanism of action are discussed for corticosteroids, splenectomy, and intravenous gamma globulin. Alternative therapies with potent immunosuppressive agents are also mentioned. Guidelines for the management of children with ITP are presented.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ware, R; Kinney, TR

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 139 - 152

PubMed ID

  • 3311426

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1040-8428


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands