Efficacy and mechanism of intravenous immunoglobulin treatment for immune thrombocytopenia in adults

Ruqayyah J. Almizraq, Donald R. Branch
2020 Annals of Blood  
Group (IWG) as newly diagnosed ITP (acute; up until 3 months), persistent ITP (lasting 3-12 months, more prevalent in children), chronic ITP (lasting >12 months, more prevalent in adult patients) (2-4). This classification is important because patients with newly diagnosed and persistent ITP have significantly higher remission rates than patients with chronic ITP (2,5-8). Therefore, physicians usually recommend a more rigorous treatment plan for patients with chronic ITP, which is more
more » ... nt in adult patients (2). Signs and symptoms, mainly hemorrhagic symptoms,
doi:10.21037/aob-20-87 fatcat:543iy7s7nbe2jovaxkgmtifuc4