Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenic purpura

Ann Hematol. 1996 Jul;73(1):41-2. doi: 10.1007/s002770050199.


A 91-year-old patient was diagnosed with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenic purpura (AATP) as a presenting symptom for CD5-positive B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Lymphoma is another condition that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of AATP.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bone Marrow / pathology
  • Humans
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / complications*
  • Male
  • Megakaryocytes / pathology
  • Purpura, Thrombocytopenic / complications*