I have been doing so much reading online about my mums case of low platelet count but because her situation is unique I dont really have any affirmative answers. My Mum underwent a stemcell transplant for Renal Cell Carcinoma 14 years ago and ever since has had a lot of GVHD complications but this latest one where for the past 6 months her platelets have been dropping is now more serious, Last week they dropped to 5 so she was admitted to hospital, They have tried things like Intagram, Prednisone and last week gave her a high dose of dexamethasone for 5 days. Platelets went up to 71. She stopped Dexamethasone yesterday and overnight they have dropped back to 52, She is on standby now to have her Spleen removed. I am wondering what the chances are of the spleen removal working and fixing her platelets and because they are dropping so fast after any treatment stops I am really concerned. Anyone that can help or provide more detailed info I would really appreciate
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