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

abbr thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. V. purpura.
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Key Words: thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, cardiac surgery
Ticlopidine- and clopidogrel-associated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP): review of clinical, laboratory, epidemiological, and pharmacovigilance findings (1989-2008).
Rituximab in the treatment of relapsed thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Ann Hematol.
Depending on the clinical presentation, it must be differentiated from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), glomerulonephritis and vasculitis.
Evaluation and management of patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, 22, 82-91.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura precipitated by acute pancreatitis: a report of seven cases from a regional UK TTP registry.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: aetiology, pathophysiology and treatment.
coli O157:H7, including hemorrhagic colitis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Infection with the non-O157 STEC can result in death in children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised.
The feasibility of RP addition has already been demonstrated for diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with altered activity of a single protease (5).
Detection of the proteolytic enzyme ADAMTS-13 may be used to differentiate between the forms of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS).
* Always consider thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura as a cause of thrombocytopenia in HIV.