International Journal of Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Research 2017. 11(2):89-91.

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Hemolytic Anemia Secondary to Hepatitis A
Ghasem Miri-Aliabad, Somayeh Rashidi


Hepatitis A is common in children and usually is a self-limiting disease.  Although extrahepatic and hematological immune manifestations following acute hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection have rarely been reported, they are frequently observed in other viral hepatitis. In this paper, we report the case of a 3-year-old girl who developed immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and hemolytic anemia after HAV infection. She was presented with malaise, pallor, ecchymosis, petechiae and purpura on the trunk and extremities.


Hepatitis A; Immune thrombocytopenic purpura; Hemolyticanemia

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