Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a blood disorder that results in blood clots forming in small blood vessels throughout the body. This results in a. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Púrpura trombocitopénica trombótica puerperal | Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a multisystem disease of. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Púrpura trombocitopénica trombótica refractaria | Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare immune.

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Annual Review of Medicine. High blood pressure hypertension may be found on examination. A firewall is blocking access to Prezi content.

Send link to edit together this prezi using Prezi Meeting learn more: This page was last edited trombocitopenida 14 Octoberat The classic histologic lesion is one of bland thrombi in the microvasculature of affected organs. Proc NY Pathol Soc.

These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term “Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. The underlying mechanism typically involves autoantibody-mediated inhibition of the enzyme ADAMTS13a metalloprotease responsible for cleaving large multimers of von Willebrand factor vWF into smaller units.

Upon pathologic examination, the small arterioles and capillaries of the patient were found to have thrombi consisting mostly of platelets. Bouw et al have presented a review article of TTP in children. Acute morbidities include ischemic events such as stroke, transient ischemic attacks, myocardial infarction and cardiac arrhythmia, bleeding, and azotemia. Platelet transfusions and bleeding complications associated with plasma exchange catheter placement in patients with presumed thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.


Treatment of autoimmune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in the more severe forms. Corticosteroids may also be used in refractory TTP. Severe bleeding from thrombocytopenia is unusual, although petechiae are common.

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. People with trombocitopeniac or relapsing TTP may receive additional immunosuppressive therapy, e. Related Bing Images Extra: Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am.

Secondary TTP has been associated with the use of certain drugs, including chemotherapy drugs such as gemcitabine and mitomycin and antiplatelet agents such as clopidogrel and ticlopidine. Coagulopathies Autoimmune diseases Rare diseases Vascular-related cutaneous conditions Syndromes affecting blood.

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Platelets are consumed in the aggregation process and bind vWF. Add a personal note: Hypo- coagulability Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenic purpura: Trombofica one series, the frequency was approximately 1 in 50, hospital admissions.

Received salary from Medscape for employment. Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and other thrombotic microangiopathies.

ADAMTS13 is a metalloproteinase responsible for the breakdown of von Willebrand factor vWFa protein that links platelets, blood clotsand the blood vessel wall in the process of blood coagulation. Epidemiology Peak age 30 to 40 years old Slightly more common in women Rare: Sign Up It’s Free!


Due tromnocitopenica the trrombocitopenica mortality of untreated TTP, a presumptive diagnosis of TTP is made even when only microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia are seen, and therapy is started.

However, in the authors’ series of consecutive patients, the median age was 52 years. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. Epidemiology and pathophysiology of adulthood-onset thrombotic microangiopathy with severe ADAMTS13 deficiency thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: Large bruisesfeverweakness, shortness pur;ura breathconfusion, headache [3] [2].

If untreated, the mortality rate is high. Retrieved 23 October Asian J Transfus Sci.

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TTP during pregnancy may precipitate fetal loss. Send the link below via email or IM Copy. This website also trombocitopenifa material copyrighted by 3rd parties. Sindrome di MoschkowitzSindrome di MoschcowitzPorpora trombotica trombocitopenica. New England Journal of Medicine.