[Rituximab provided long-term remission in a patient with severe thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura refractory to plasma exchange].

We report a patient with severe thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) refractory to plasmapheresis who was successfully treated with rituximab. A 57-year-old male patient was referred to our department for further differential diagnosis and treatment of anemia and severe thrombocytopenia. Progressive psychoneurotic symptoms, hemolytic anemia… (More)