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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van der Straaten M, Jamart S, Wens R, et al: Treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Intensive Care Med 2005; 31: 600.
A phase 2 study of the safety and efficacy of rituximab with plasma exchange in acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Blood 2011; 118:1746-1753.
Advances in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 14, 1072-1081.
Anti-von Willebrand factor aptamer ARC1779 for refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Transfusion 2009; 49: 2181-5.
Morphologic diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Am J Hematol 2004; 75:18-21.
Causes of TMA include thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, haemolytic uraemic syndrome, drug-induced TMA, HELLP syndrome, systemic infections and autoimmune disorders amongst many.
Hanbali, "Sequential occurrence of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, essential thrombocythemia, and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in a 42-year-old African-American woman: a case report and review of the literature," Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a multisystem disorder characterised by microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia and resulting diffuse microcirculatory collapse.
[2] Hematologic manifestations in response to actinomycosis infection have rarely been explored except a few reports of patients revealing left shift in the peripheral blood smear or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. [3] Here, we report a singular case of a patient who revealed dysplastic granulocytes in the peripheral blood smear, which proved to be a reactive response to severe actinomycosis infection.
HUS which involves many systems in the body with variants like Stx-HUS, atypical HUS, Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, and neuraminidase associated HUS.