Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: report of a case with a possible response to high-dose intravenous gamma globulin.

Abstract

The case history of a 71-year-old woman with three episodes of a microangiopathic hemolytic anemia over a 22-year span is detailed. During the last episode a possible response of her thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)-like syndrome to the administration of intravenous immunoglobulin is documented. In retrospect it became apparent that she only… (More)

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@article{Staszewski1989ThromboticTP, title={Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: report of a case with a possible response to high-dose intravenous gamma globulin.}, author={Harry Staszewski and Donald S. Colbourn and Virginia Donovan and Harold Ludman}, journal={Acta haematologica}, year={1989}, volume={82 4}, pages={201-4} }