J Korean Neurol Assoc.  2008 Aug;26(3):247-249.

Levodopa-induced Thrombocytopenia

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. aelee@cnu.ac.kr

Abstract

Drug-induced thrombocytopenia can be caused by various medications and should be suspected in any patients with newly developed thrombocytopenia. We report a patient with severe thrombocytopenia induced by L-dopa. This is the first case report on L-dopa-induced thrombocytopenia in Korea.

Keyword

Levo-dopa; Thrombocytopenia. Parkinson's disease

MeSH Terms

Humans
Levodopa
Thrombocytopenia
Levodopa
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