Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients on high-dose interferon β.

@article{Larochelle2014ThromboticTP,
  title={Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients on high-dose interferon β.},
  author={Catherine Larochelle and François Grand'maison and Gilles P Bernier and Mathieu Latour and J F Cailhier and Alexandre Prat},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 13},
  pages={1783-7}
}
Three women aged 34-47 years old, on high dose interferon beta-1a for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, were hospitalized between 2009-2012 for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome. Patients sought medical attention for neurological symptoms including cephalalgia, blurred vision, confusion, focal deficits and seizures. All patients presented thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia and arterial hypertension. Despite plasma exchanges, corticosteroids and anti-CD20… CONTINUE READING
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