An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Thrombocytopenia

Nisha Jose, Gunasekaran Karthik, Sudha Jasmine, Sowmya Sathyendra
2016 Journal of Case Reports  
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Conflict of interest: None declared | Source of funding: Nil | DOI: http://dx. Abstract: Cyclic thrombocytopenia is an uncommon disease with only a handful of cases of same reported worldwide. It is often misdiagnosed as an idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. It may be idiopathic or associated with myeloproliferative or myelodysplastic syndromes. We
more » ... a 38 year old lady who presented with recurrent episodes of thrombocytopenia followed by rebound thrombocytosis, who after extensive evaluation was found to have tuberculous lymphadenitis. To date there have been no prior case reports of the same.
doi:10.17659/01.2016.0046 fatcat:eg4jwdkjwvhwrk26dykrr6awiu