How is refractory immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) treated during pregnancy?

Updated: Jan 11, 2020
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Refractory ITP in pregnancy can be treated with corticosteroids and IVIG in combination, or splenectomy (in the second trimester). [18] Rarely, splenectomy may be required to manage acute hemorrhage. [19]  


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