Anemia and Thrombocytopenia

Shirley P. Levine, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

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

This case was reviewed and updated in November 2011 by Dr. Howard Liebman and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.

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