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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Synonyms of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia
  • Moschowitz Disease
  • TTP

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura (TTP) is a rare, serious blood disease. Major symptoms may include a severe decrease in the number of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia), abnormal destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia), and disturbances in the nervous system. Kidney dysfunction and fever are also common. The exact cause of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is unknown.

Organizations related to Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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