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Parvovirus Induced Thrombocytopenia-Case Report

Volume 3 - Issue 2

Burak Furkan Demir, Aysenur Karahan Meteris, Gokhan Yirgin, Mustafa Comoglu, *Bilal Katipoglu and Ihsan Ates

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    • Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital,Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Bilal Katipoglu, Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100, Ankara, Turkey

Received: March 09, 2018;   Published: March 21, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.03.000878

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Thrombocytopenia is a common hematologic disorder. Major causes of thrombocytopenia are chronic liver diseases, immune thrombocytopenia, congenital platelet disorders, infections, bone marrow disorders, malignancy and drugs. Many of viral and bacterial infections may induce thrombocytopenia. A 30 year old previously healty man with thrombocytopenia due to parvovirus B19 infection is discussed here. Viral infections should be kept in mind as a cause of thrombocytopenia which is a common laboratory finding.

Keywords: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura; Parvovirus B19; Thrombocytopenia

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