Yeungnam Univ J Med.  1993 Dec;10(2):512-517.

A case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy

Abstract

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is an uncommon illness but most common form of thrombocytopema in pregnancy. Corticosteroids, splenectomy, immunosuppressive drugs, and immunoglobulin therapy have been recommended for manaaement. The optimal method of delivery is controversial. We have experienced a case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura diagnosed previously and managed with corticosteroid and vincrstine, which was followed by pregnancy, vaginal delivery and postpiirtum splenectomy.


MeSH Terms

Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Immunization, Passive
Pregnancy*
Purpura, Thrombocytopenic, Idiopathic*
Splenectomy
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
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