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Acute airway obstruction by laryngeal haematomas in acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
  1. T. C. Aiken,
  2. R. C. Collin
  1. Department of Haematology, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, North Derbyshire, UK.


    We report the case of a 79-year-old woman with acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura who spontaneously developed laryngeal haematomas which produced acute upper airway obstruction.

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