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Related to thrombocytopenic: thrombocytopenic purpura, thrombocytopenia


An abnormally low level of platelets in the circulating blood.

throm′bo·cy′to·pe′nic adj.


a. trombocitopénico-a, rel. a la trombocitopenia.
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We report a case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a woman post mitral valve repair who presented with unexplained thrombocytopenia, intermittent fever, acute renal failure and severe digital ischaemia.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) was first described in 1924 by Moschovitz [1] in a case report of sudden death of a 16-year-old girl with petechiae and anemia, who at autopsy was found to have multiple thrombi occluding small blood vessels.
Despues de que el diagnostico de PTT es hecho se debe continuar la evolucion del paciente pues en el registro de Oklahoma Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraHemolytic Uremic Syndrome (TTPHUS) se encontro que el 10% de los pacientes con un diagnostico inicial de PTT tenian en realidad sepsis o un cancer sistemico.
The 21-year-old Scot, who will face qualifier Samuel Groth in the first round, spent three days in intensive care in Florida after contracting the life-threatening virus Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura and has not played since March.
Patients with the bleeding disorder called immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) harbor antibodies that sabotage production of the platelets responsible for proper blood clotting.
Three patients in a clinical study of the investigational multiple sclerosis drug Campath (alemtuzumab) developed severe idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, which resulted in one death due to intracranial hemorrhage, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Three people developed severe idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a condition in which low levels of blood platelets can lead to abnormal bleeding.
A high yield of purified platelets is also mandatory in thrombocytopenic patients.