Oral Manifestations of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
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Thrombocytopenia
Oral purpura

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Bousserouit M, Hakkou F, Chbicheb S. Oral Manifestations of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 19 [cited 2022 Jun. 30];9. Available from: https://mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/444

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Introduction: Hemorrhagic lesions of the oral mucosa are the most common clinical manifestations of Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Case Report: A 41-year-old female patient consulted the oral surgery department of the dental consultation and treatment center in Rabat for spontaneous gingivorrhagia. Clinical examination and further examination showed severe thrombocytopenia associated with an anemic syndrome. The diagnosis of ITP was made. Treatment was based on oral corticosteroids and immunoglobulin in the hospital. Conclusion: These manifestations sometimes lead the patient to consult his dental surgeon in the first intention, hence the need to make the diagnosis based on a thorough global examination and to refer the patient to an adapted structure.

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