Case Report

COVID-19 and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case Report

Abstract

Endothelial injury by toxins, drugs, immune complexes leads to activation of coagulation cascade and thrombosis, which result in platelet consumption and red blood cell injury. These thrombotic microangiopathies can potentially injure numerous organs and result in organ dysfunction. In this case, we present the fourth reported patient with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with COVID-19.

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IssueVol 15, No 1 (2021) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Published2021-01-13
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijhoscr.v15i1.5251
Keywords
Covid-19; Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP); Plasma exchange

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Darnahal M, Azhdari Tehrani H, Vaezi M, Haghighi S. COVID-19 and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case Report. Int J Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Res. 2021;15(1):72-74.