Thrombocytopenia

Terry Gernsheimer, MD, and Michele B. Frank, MD


Dr. Gernsheimer: Puget Sound Blood Center and University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Dr. Frank: Cascade Cancer Center, Kirkland, WA

Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.

This case was reviewed and updated in January 2011 by Dr. Alvin H. Schmaier and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.

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