thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura


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Related to thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, hemolytic uremic syndrome

thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

[thräm′bäd·ik ¦thräm·bō¦sīd·ō¦pen·ik ′pər·pə·rə]
(medicine)
Thrombi in blood vessels associated with deposits of hyaline substances in the walls and with thrombocytopenia. Also known as Moschcowitz's disease.
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: prospective observations of an emerging syndrome.
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura as an initial presentation of primary Sjogren's syndrome.
A rapid test for the diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura using surface enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (SELDI-TOF)mass spectrometry.
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and systemic lupus erythematosis: distinct but potentially overlapping syndromes.
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He died at Midway Hospital in Los Angeles of complications from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, the cause of which is unknown.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
The Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating OMS721 in the treatment of TMAs, including aHUS, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and human stem cell transplant-related TMAs, is ongoing in multiple sites in both the United States and Europe.
These settings included acquired clotting disorders associated with liver disease and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), a rare disorder of the blood coagulation system that can cause blood clots to form in small blood vessels throughout the body.