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

Abstract


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.


Keywords


Hepatitis A; Immune thrombocytopenic purpura; Hemolyticanemia

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