Systemic lupus erythematosus and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report.


Guvenc B., Unsal C., Gurkan E., Canataroglu A., Saritas B., Evran M.

Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis, vol.31, no.1, pp.17-20, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transci.2004.01.012
  • Title of Journal : Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-20

Abstract

Background. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a multisystem disorder characterised by platelet aggregation causing microvascular occlusion. Early diagnosis and utilization of plasmapheresis can provide an improvement in prognosis.