Rare manifestation of a common infection: Immune thrombocytopenic purpura due to hepatitis-A

Dr. Jyothirmai Cheerla, Department of Paediatrics, NRI Medical College and General Hospital, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India., Dr. Vinay Kumar Lakkoju, Dr. Lakshmi Sravanthi N., Dr. Vijayalakshmi Bhimireddy, Department of Paediatrics, NRI Medical College and General Hospital, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India., Department of Paediatrics, NRI Medical College and General Hospital, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India., Department of Paediatrics, NRI Medical College and General Hospital, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India.
2019 Pediatric Review International Journal of Pediatric Research  
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a benign self-limiting gastro intestinal infection of the children belonging to developing countries. Haematological complications like immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is rarely reported as a manifestation of acute hepatis A infection. We report a 6 year old female child with bleeding manifestations diagnosed to have ITP associated with acute hepatitis A infection.
doi:10.17511/ijpr.2019.i02.07 fatcat:vg2xc3abondcvg44kjn43b5gze