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Recurrent thrombocytopenic purpura associated with accessory spleen.
  1. I M Hann,
  2. J S Wainscoat


    In the case of a boy with a relapsed thrombocytopenic purpura removal of a splenunculus, shown by radioisotope scanning, resulted in a partial remission. The significance of the association of relapse in ITP and the presence of splenunculi remains unknown: investigation of similar cases would clarify the matter.

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