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Abstract Title:

Severe bleeding symptoms in refractory idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case successfully treated with melatonin.

Abstract Source:

Am J Ther. 2003 Mar-Apr;10(2):135-6. PMID: 12629593

Abstract Author(s):

Mauro Todisco, Piergiorgio Casaccia, Nazzareno Rossi

Abstract:

The prognosis of patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura refractory to corticosteroids and splenectomy (refractory ITP) is poor; these patients present high morbidity from disease and its treatment and have a mortality rate of approximately 16%. A patient is reported with severe bleeding symptoms related to refractory ITP successfully treated with melatonin.

Study Type : Human Study

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