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Title: Splenectomy for refractory Evan' syndrome associated with antiphospholipid antibodies: report of two cases.
Author: Font Franco, Josep, 1953-2006
Jiménez, Sònia
Cervera i Segura, Ricard, 1960-
García Carrasco, Mario
Ramos Casals, Manuel
Campdelacreu i Fumadó, Jaume
Ingelmo Morín, Miguel
Keywords: Malalties autoimmunitàries
Síndrome antifosfolipídica
Cirurgia operatòria
Estudi de casos
Autoimmune diseases
Antiphospholipid syndrome
Operative surgery
Case studies
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: BMJ Group
Abstract: The main haematological manifestations seen in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) are thrombocytopenia, usually mild, and haemolytic anaemia with a positive Coombs test. Owing to the shared characteristics with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, similar rules are followed in the treatment of these cytopenias. Two patients with severe aPL associated cytopenias, who required splenectomy after being refractory to steroids, immunosuppressive agents, and other treatments (intravenous gammaglobulin, danazol), are described, and previously reported cases are reviewed.
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It is part of: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2000, vol. 59, núm. 11, p. 920-923
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ISSN: 0003-4967
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