Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) as the presenting feature of adenocarcinoma of the stomach

Naidu, Kanik; Yaturu, Subhashini; Khurana, Vikas
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS203
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) as the Presenting Feature of Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach" by Kanik Naidu, Subhashini Yaturu, and Vikas Khurana is presented.


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