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Intravenous pulse methylprednisolone in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia.
  1. A Menichelli,
  2. D Del Principe,
  3. E Rezza


    Two children with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura unresponsive to either standard corticosteroid treatment or high dose intravenous gammaglobulin, or both, were treated with intravenous methylprednisolone (15 mg/kg/day) given in pulses over three consecutive days. Both children showed a positive response and are still in remission after three months.

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