A case of adverse reactions of immune thrombocytopenic purpura caused by poliovirus vaccine

Sumei Li, Yuping Zhao


The child patient, male, 4 months and 16 days old, was vaccinated orally by Type I Type III Live Attenuated Oral Poliomyelitis Vaccine (human diploid cells) at 10:45 a.m. on June 1st of 2016 in Shaoxian Community Health Service Center of our hospital. Two hours after vaccination, the child patient showed erythema scattered on the upper of the left knee, on the right calf and on the abdomen. The forearm of the left upper limb was scattered with punctate rashes. He was admitted to Department of Pediatrics of our hospital at 12:32 on June 1st of 2016. The diagnosis was “immune thrombocytopenic purpura”. After admission, the child patient received expert consultation and systematic treatment, consequently getting better.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/dcc.v5n1p27


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