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Jarcho's syndrome

Synonyms

Carcinoma-disseminated thrombocytopenic purpura, paraneo¬plastic thrombocytopenic purpura-disseminated carcinoma, thrombocytopenic purpura-disseminated carcinoma.

Related people

Thrombocytopenic purpura and leukoerythroblastic anaemia in patient with metastatic carcinoma of the bone marrow.

Description

Thrombocytopenic purpura and leukoerythroblastic anaemia in patient with metastatic carcinoma of the bone marrow. Caused by autoimmune destruction of platelets.

Bibliography

  • S. Jarcho:
    Diffusely infiltrative carcinoma. A hitherto undescribed correlation of several varieties of tumor metastasis.
    Archives of Pathology, Chicago, 1936, 22: 674-696.

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