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IJBC 2019, 11(2): 72-74 Back to browse issues page
Immune Thrombocytopenia as a Primary Sign of Relapse in Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Report
Hossein Karami, Mohammad Naderisorki *, Maryam Ghasemi, Sayed Mohammad Sakhaei
Thalassemia Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
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Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) as a malignant tumor presents with lymphadenopathy and systemic complaints. The origin of this tumor is mostly suggested to be B lymphocytes. There is a close relationship between autoimmunity and HL, but the mechanism of this immune syndromes is unclear. Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is the most common autoimmune syndrome which may present before, at the same time, and even after treatment of the HL. We present a case of ITP as a primary sign of relapse of HL in a 15-year-old boy after complete treatment of HL.
Keywords: Hodgkin lymphoma, Immune thrombocytopenia, Relapse, Autoimmunity
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: case report | Subject: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Received: 2019/07/27 | Accepted: 2019/07/29 | Published: 2019/08/17
* Corresponding Author Address: Bou Ali Sina Hospital, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Pasdaran Boulevard, Sari, IR Iran
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Karami H, Naderisorki M, Ghasemi M, Sakhaei S M. Immune Thrombocytopenia as a Primary Sign of Relapse in Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Report. IJBC. 2019; 11 (2) :72-74
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Volume 11, Issue 2 (June 2019 2019) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی خون و سرطان ایران Iranian Journal of Blood and Cancer
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