TTP-HUS associated with sunitinib.

  title={TTP-HUS associated with sunitinib.},
  author={Moon Ki Choi and Jung Yong Hong and Jun Ho Jang and Ho-yeong Lim},
  journal={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  volume={40 4},
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) is a rare condition that is severe and may be fatal. Adverse reactions to drugs increasingly are reported as probable causes of TTP-HUS. Many chemotherapeutic agents have also been implicated in causing TTP-HUS. We reported a woman with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who presented with TTP-HUS associated with sunitinib. She had gross hematuria and generalized edema. The hemoglobin concentration was 8.9 g/dl and the… CONTINUE READING
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