Published: 2021-02-23

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura with psoriasis: a rare association in children

Karthik V Badarayan, Jitendra S. Oswal, Sunil V. Kapur


Autoimmune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is one of the best characterized autoimmune diseases which is classified into primary (idiopathic) and secondary forms. A high index of suspicion is warranted for the diagnosis of secondary ITP. There is limited data on association of ITP with Psoriasis. We herein describe a 11 years old girl who presented with a rare association of ITP and Psoriasis who responded to oral steroids.


Autoimmune thrombocytopenia, Psoriasis, Pediatrics

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