Research Article| Volume 12, ISSUE 10, P1180-1183, October 1959

Thrombocytopenic purpura

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      The onset and course of the clinical disease is unpredictable and, although no serious complication resulted in the case reported here, it is imperative that all surgical procedures be cancelled when purpuric manifestations are evident. The possibility of a fatal internal hemorrhage is always present; thus, it is essential that the prognosis be carefully observed in any purpuric syndrome.
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