Ahmad Hachem, Dima Habanjar, Reem Abdelnabi and Rana Sharara-Chami*
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
*Corresponding Author: Rana Sharara-Chami, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care, Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Director, Simulation Program, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Research Associate, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
Received: March 04, 2020; Published: May 19, 2020
Our patient is a 2-year-old previously healthy boy presenting with fever and a generalized rash. A completed blood count at his initial presentation showed a platelet count of 29,000 cu.mm. He was found to have coronavirus 229 E on the respiratory viral panel by multiplex PCR.
Keywords: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP); Coronavirus Infection; Epstein-Barr Virus
Citation: Rana Sharara-Chami., et al. “Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura Secondary to Coronavirus Infection”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.6 (2020): 19-22.
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