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Ticagrelor, a new type of P2Y12 receptor antagonist, has been highly recommended to be used in acute coronary syndrome by the latest guideline, but its side effects are not well-known. We seek to illustrate a potential fatal condition, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), caused by ticagrelor.
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare, fatal disorder which could be caused by autoimmune diseases. However, TTP secondary to Sjögren syndrome (SS) is extremely rare.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) are rare hematologic conditions and have high mortality. Both TTP and HLH result from deregulation of the immune ...
Severe ADAMTS13 deficiency has been recognized as the main risk factor for recurrence of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP). Several conditions including surgery may influence the levels of ult...
Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), which includes the spectrum of hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, is an uncommon complication of hump-nosed pit viper envenomation. We...
The present report shows the occurrence of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) associated with acute dengue and chikungunya virus coinfection, manifesting as a severe disease with high mortality...
Prospective Psychometric Evaluation Study of a Patient-reported Outcomes (PRO) Instrument for Congenital Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (cTTP, Upshaw-Schulman Syndrome [USS], Hereditary Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura [hTTP]
The purpose of this study is to assess the psychometric properties of a recently developed congenital thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (cTTP)-specific patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in...
This is a UK (United Kingdom) based registry, involving all sites treating newly presenting Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP). From this registry, important epidemiological data wi...
The purpose of this Phase 1, prospective, uncontrolled, open-label, multicenter, dose-escalation study is to evaluate the safety, including immunogenicity, and pharmacokinetics of BAX930 (...
To purpose of this study is to assess safety and efficacy of BAX 930 in the prevention and treatment of acute episodes of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) in subjects with severe ...
Prior to the use of plasma products, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) was usually a fatal condition. During plasma exchange therapy, patients need transfusion plasma that is blood...
An acquired, congenital, or familial disorder caused by PLATELET AGGREGATION with THROMBOSIS in terminal arterioles and capillaries. Clinical features include THROMBOCYTOPENIA; HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA; AZOTEMIA; FEVER; and thrombotic microangiopathy. The classical form also includes neurological symptoms and end-organ damage, such as RENAL FAILURE.
Diseases that result in THROMBOSIS in MICROVASCULATURE. The two most prominent diseases are PURPURA, THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC; and HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME. Multiple etiological factors include VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL CELL damage due to SHIGA TOXIN; FACTOR H deficiency; and aberrant VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR formation.
Any form of purpura in which the PLATELET COUNT is decreased. Many forms are thought to be caused by immunological mechanisms.
An ADAMTS protease that contains eight thrombospondin (TS) motifs. It cleaves VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR to control vWF-mediated THROMBOSIS. Mutations in the ADAMTS13 gene have been identified in familial cases of PURPURA, THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC and defects in ADAMTS13 activity are associated with MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; PRE-ECLAMPSIA; and MALARIA.
A systemic non-thrombocytopenic purpura caused by HYPERSENSITIVITY VASCULITIS and deposition of IGA-containing IMMUNE COMPLEXES within the blood vessels throughout the body, including those in the kidney (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS). Clinical symptoms include URTICARIA; ERYTHEMA; ARTHRITIS; GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE; and renal involvement. Most cases are seen in children after acute upper respiratory infections.
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...