Published: 16 August 2019
Author(s): Silvia Cantoni, Bruno Fattizzo
Issue: August 2019
Section: Letter to the Editor

Kabuki syndrome (KS) is a rare genetic disease characterized by congenital malformations, growth deficiency, mental retardation and altered immune regulation [1]. Autoimmune cytopenias may develop throughout childhood, with immune-mediated thrombocytopenia (ITP) being the most prevalent one. Sporadic cases of immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia and neutropenia have also been reported [1,2]. The clinical course of two patients diagnosed with KS in infancy who developed cytopenia as young adults is described.

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