Infect Chemother.  2022 Sep;54(3):559-562. 10.3947/ic.2021.0072.

Treatment for Immune Thrombocytopenia in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection after COVID-19 Vaccination: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 2Division of Infectious Diseases, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 3Division of Infectious Diseases, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Abstract

Thrombocytopenia is one of the rare signs of both the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and COVID-19 vaccination. An 85-year-old man was diagnosed with immune thrombocytopenia and COVID-19, 7 days after COVID-19 vaccination. The patient was successfully treated with a short course of intravenous immunoglobulin and oral corticosteroids.

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Coronavirus disease 2019; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19 vaccines; Vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia
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