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Splenectomy in onyalai: A report on 5 cases
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1984)
Onyalai is an acquired immune thrombocytopenia with 10% mortality. Conservative measures such as traditional medicines, corticosteroids and blood transfusion have not always controlled severe bleeding or prevented death. ...
Platelet antibodies in immune thrombocytopenic purpura and onyalai
A prospective study was undertaken to assess the nature, incidence and natural history of platelet antibodies in patients with immune throbocytopenic purpura (ITP) and patients with onyalai, using an immunofluorescent ...
Treatment of onyalai with prednisolone, intravenous gammaglobulin and ascorbic acid. A prospective clinical trial
Forty-two patients in the acute phase of onyalai were admitted to hospital and randomly divided into three groups of 14 to receive prednisolone 3 mg/kg/d for 1 week, intravenous gammaglobulin 100 mg/kg on 2 successive days, ...