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Primary immune thrombocytopenia and cytomegalovirus infection About a case

Hematology & Transfusion International Journal
Dr Ariel Raúl Aragón Abrantes,1 Liekna Elena Sosa Saez,2 Danelis Hernández Aguiar

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Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired coagulation disease characterized by a decrease in platelets below 100 x 109 /L in the absence of other causes of thrombocytopenia and that may be preceded by viral processes or vaccination. A 16-year-old male adolescent who presented a febrile syndrome was diagnosed as part of the studies as an infection by cytomegalovirus, later he began to present purpuric hemorrhagic manifestations on the skin and mucous membranes, for which a medulogram was performed and the diagnosis of Primary ITP was made. Conclusions: an adolescent who developed a TIP after cytomegalovirus infection, requiring treatment with steroids and valganciclovir for its management


primary Immune thrombocytopenia, cytomegalovirus