Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Related to COVID-19

Mariana M. Langhi, Andre N.R. Abdo, Juliana F.B. Putz, Lizandra M. Carvalho, Silvia R. Loss, Jose P. Zampieri Filho, Jose O. Bordin, Phillip Bachour, Otavio C.C.G. Baiocchi


Since December 2019, a newly identified coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread in China and the rest of world. There are many doubts regarding pathogenesis as well complications due to COVID-19. We report a case with association between thrombocytopenia and the new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection after exclusion of other possible etiology in a patient with previous controlled idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

J Med Cases. 2020;11(7):204-206


COVID-19; ITP; Thrombocytopenia

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