1Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey
2Department of Pediatrics, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey
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ITP and AA are common immune-mediated disorders in childhood. Both AA and ITP have been described with different autoimmune disorders. However, their coexistence has been reported in only a few cases in the literature. In our patient, both ITP and AA spontaneously improved within 5 months and suggesting a pathophysiological relationship. In this article, we present a case of a six-month-old boy diagnosed as ITP associated with AA.
Keywords: Alopecia areata; immune thrombocytopenia; purpura; childhood