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HIV and AIDS

Association Of ITP With AIDS

10/15/2001

Question:

Hello. I was wondering if ITP is assocated with AIDs? Thanks.

Answer:

ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura) can be associated with HIV disease. It is managed the same way that ITP is when it occurs in people who do not have HIV infection.

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Response by:

Judith   Feinberg, MD Judith Feinberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati