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Does treatment of newly diagnosed idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura reduce morbidity?
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    Evidence calls for paradigm shift towards non aggressive approach in immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    • P Anoop, Specilaty Registrar in Haematology

    Dear Editor,

    The Nordic Study on Childhood ITP does provide valuable data on the initial management of children with acute idiopathic/immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Treutiger et al have rightly concluded that aggressive treatment of such children neither reduces the morbidity nor decreases the risk for developing chronic ITP.[1] However, the two most striking observations from this study are the obvious inc...

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    None declared.
  • Published on:
    Evidence calls for paradigm shift towards non aggressive approach in immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    • P Anoop, Specialty Registrar in Haematology

    Dear Editor,

    The Nordic Study on Childhood ITP does provide valuable data on the initial management of children with acute idiopathic/immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Treutiger et al have rightly concluded that aggressive treatment of such children neither reduces the morbidity nor decreases the risk for developing chronic ITP.[1] However, the two most striking observations from this study are the obvious inc...

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    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.