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Acute thrombocytopenic purpura is the most common of thrombocytopenias of the
childhood. Clinical Features include petechial lesions on oral mucosa, gingival bleeding and occassionally hemorrhage into tissues. Serious complications like intracranial bleeding are also reported. This paper describes a case, presenting in our dental OPD and reviews on published guidelines.