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Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura-like syndrome in a patient with head and neck cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7193267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of presumed autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura in a patient with squamous cell carcinoma of the neck. A review of the literature on the association of autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura and solid tumors is presented. Autoimmune-like thrombocytopenia should be considered when patients with head and neck carcinoma present with an acute hemorrhage diathesis.
Authors:
S J Jubelirer; L Goodloe-Greens; D Deykin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1981 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-04-24     Completed Date:  1981-04-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  408-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Autoimmune Diseases / complications*
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / complications*
Head and Neck Neoplasms / complications*
Humans
Male
Purpura, Thrombocytopenic / complications*

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