Clopidogrel-associated autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura

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We report the case of a 51-year-old male who underwent coronary stent placement for the treatment of an acute myocardial infarction. One week later, he developed symptomatic autoimmune thrombocytopenia likely related to clopidogrel use. This was successfully treated with intravenous methylprednisilone and platelet transfusions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-340
Number of pages2
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2004


  • Clopidogrel
  • Thrombocytopenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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