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September 1987

Quinine-Induced Thrombocytopenia Complicating Eyelid Surgery

Author Affiliations

Greenville, SC

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(9):1176. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060090034016

To the Editor.  —A vast number of drugs have been reported to cause thrombocytopenia. Among these drugs, quinine and quinidine have been the most thoroughly documented and together account for the largest number of cases.1 In the present report, we describe a patient whose initial manifestation of quinine