Late appearance of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura after autoimmune hemolytic anemia and in the course of chronic autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura: two case reports.

@article{Krupsky1991LateAO,
  title={Late appearance of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura after autoimmune hemolytic anemia and in the course of chronic autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura: two case reports.},
  author={Meir Krupsky and Raanana Sarel and Nina Hurwitz and Peretz Resnitzky},
  journal={Acta haematologica},
  year={1991},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={139-42}
}
The association between thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and autoimmune hematological conditions is reported in 2 patients. In a 35-year-old man, acute autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) was diagnosed in 1960; until 1965 he was free of disease, when he abruptly developed TTP and failed to respond to blood transfusions and corticosteroids. In a 14-year-old girl, autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (AITP) was diagnosed in 1981 and treated with corticosteroids and splenectomy. Four years… CONTINUE READING
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