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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.
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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...
In acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), an immune-mediated deficiency of the von Willebrand factor-cleaving protease ADAMTS13 allows unrestrained adhesion of von Willebrand factor multi...
ADAMTS13 deficiency results in unusually large von Willebrand factor (ULVWF) multimers in the circulation and a higher risk of microthrombi due to high shear stress. In patients treated for acquired t...
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a hematologic disease that can be fatal if not treated early. We aimed to describe the clinical characteristics of Mexican patients with idiopathic TTP.
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...
The study is a phase III, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of caplacizumab treatment in more rapidly curtailing ongoing microvascular ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether anti-von Willebrand factor Nanobody is safe and effective as adjunctive treatment in patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic pu...
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...
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.
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...