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Co-factorsRecreational drugsHeroinThrombocytopenia
Thrombocytopenic purpura in narcotics addicts.
 Savona S, Nardi MA, Lenette ET, Karpatkin S.
  Thrombocytopenia and immunodeficiency were diagnosed in 15 intravenous drug users on average 10 years after they became addicted, but 2 were not infected with HIV
  Ann Intern Med 1985; 102: 737-741.1985