Thrombotic microangiopathy (TTP/HUS)

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In this chapter thrombotic microangiopathies are discussed–TTP, HUS, and atypical HUS–including diagnosis and treatment. Pregnancy and drug–induced TM are also discussed. The thrombotic microangiopathies (TMs) are a group of diseases which share the traits of microvascular occlusion, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia. Common to these diseases are a dramatic presentation and often fulminant illness. Although these diseases share some common characteristics, course and prognosis may vary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
ISBN (Print)9783319093116
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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  • Medicine(all)


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