What are the ASH treatment guidelines for immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in pediatric patients?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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For pediatric patients requiring treatment, ASH recommendations for first-line treatment are a single dose of IVIg (0.8 to 1 g/kg) if a more rapid increase in the platelet count is desired, or a short course of corticosteroids. [8]


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