Thirty-seven patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) were treated with a standard Helicobacter pylori eradication regimen irrespective of H. pylori infection. Our results indicate that platelet recovery results from the disappearance of H. pylori itself, and is mediated, in part, through suppression of anti-platelet autoantibody production.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2006 Oct 1|
- Helicobacter pylori
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
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