International Journal of Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Research 2017. 11(4):293-295.

Rare Presentation of Refractory Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Jejunal Stricture
Prabath K. Abeysundara, Inoshi Atukorala, K. P. C. Dalpatadu, Karthiha Balendran, M. D. S. A. Dilrukshi, G M O Fernando

Abstract


Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare thrombotic disease characterized by episodes of thrombocytopenia and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia due to disseminated microvascular thrombosis. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura was first described in 1924 by Moschowitz as a disease presenting with a pentad of signs and symptoms (anemia, thrombocytopenia, fever, hemiparesis and hematuria). Previous studies have described atypical manifestations of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura such as hemolysis, anemia and thrombosis.


Keywords


TTP, Chron’s- disease

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