A Case Report on Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia: A Rare Platelet Function Disorder

Haematology Journal of Bangladesh

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Title A Case Report on Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia: A Rare Platelet Function Disorder
 
Creator Yasmin, Farida
Karim, Md. Anwarul
Jamal, Chowdhury Yakub
Begum, Mamtaz
Begum, Ferdousi
 
Description Epistaxis in children is one of the important presenting symptoms for attending emergency department in paediatric patients. Recurrent epistaxis is common in children. Although epistaxis in children usually occurred due to different benign conditions, it may be one of the important presenting symptoms of some inherited bleeding disorder. Whereas most bleeding disorders can be diagnosed through different standard hematologic assessments, diagnosing rare platelet function disorders may be challenging. In this article we describe one case report of platelet function disorders on Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia (GT). Our patient was a 10-year old girl who presented to us with history of recurrent severe epistaxis. She had a bruise on her abdomen and many scattered petechiae in different parts of the body. Her previous investigations revealed no demonstrable haemostatic anomalies. After performing platelet aggregation test, she was diagnosed as GT.
 
Publisher Haematology Society of Bangladesh
 
Date 2020-05-13
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format text/html
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/18
10.37545/haematoljbd201818
 
Source Haematology Journal of Bangladesh; Vol. 2 No. 02 (2018); 59-60
2707-1405
2523-1219
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/18/115
https://journal.hematologybd.org/index.php/haematoljbd/article/view/18/116
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Farida Yasmin, Md. Anwarul Karim, Chowdhury Yakub Jamal, Mamtaz Begum, Ferdousi Begum
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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