Thrombotic thrombacytopenic purpura in a patient with sickle cell crisis

J. Bolaños-Meade, Y. K. Keung, C. López-Arvizu, R. Florendo, E. Cobos

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Abstract

The combination of sickle cell disease crisis and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura has been described only a few times. Here we present the case of a patient with a hemolytic crisis due to sickle cell disease complicated by thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. We also review the cases previously reported and compare and contrast them, highlighting diagnostic challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)558-559
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of hematology
Volume78
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Hemolysis
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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