Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
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IVIG is expensive and should not have been given first.
steroids and platelet transfusion is the right treatment first before the bone marrow biopsy.
steroid therapy will not interfere with the bone marrow biopsy. they will see more cells in the marrow, but if there is AML in the bone marrow, they will see it.
he sounds quite ill.
ITP can be very difficult to survive through.
let me know if you have questions.
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