thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura


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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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Cognitive deficits after recovery from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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Scully M, Hunt BJ, Benjamin S, et al Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and other thrombotic microangiopathies.
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Structure of von Willebrand factor-cleaving protease (ADAMTS 13), a metallo-protease involved in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Lammle B: The role of ADAMTS13 in the evaluation and management of patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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Rituximab in the treatment of relapsed thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
A writer of poetry and avid reader of mystery novels, his research across 30 years includes thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, or TTP, a rare disease that destroys red blood cells that normally deliver oxygen throughout the body.
We report a patient who presented with signs suggestive of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and severe hypertension, which resolved with the treatment of hypertension.