THE ROLE OF HIGH-DOSE INTRAVENOUS METHYLPREDNISOLONE IN THE TREATMENT OF VARICELLA ASSOCIATED THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA


AJI D., ALTINKAYA N., GULER A., AYHAN Y., ERGINEL A., CENANI A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.35, ss.69-73, 1993 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1993
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.69-73

Özet

Two children with varicella associated thrombocytopenia are presented. Case 1, evidencing no mucosal or parenchymal bleeding was administered prednisone 2 mg/kg/day therapy after having been put under observation for a period of one week without medical treatment. There was an increase in the platelet count during the period of therapy culminating in a return to normal on the eighth day.