International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2021, Vol 31, Num 4 Page(s): 115-118
CLINICAL FOLLOW UP AND TREATMENT OF CHRONIC ITP: TURGUT ÖZAL MEDICAL CENTER EXPERIENCE

İRFAN KUKU1, İSMET AYDOĞDU1, EMİN KAYA1, FEHMİ ATEŞ1, ALİ ERKURT1

İnönü Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Turgut Özal Tıp Merkezi, Hematoloji Bilim Dalı, MALATYA

Keywords: thrombocytopenia, idiopathic, steroid
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) can be seen either in acute or chronic form. In adults, ITP is generally seen in the chronic form. Steroid is the first choice of treatment in these patients. This retrospective study deals with the treatment and clinical follow up 49 patients diagnosed as ITP.