Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a splenectomized patient with Hodgkin's disease.

@article{Crain1980ThromboticTP,
  title={Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a splenectomized patient with Hodgkin's disease.},
  author={Sidney M. Crain and Abhijit K. Choudhury},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={1980},
  volume={280 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), is a disease or syndrome of unknown etiology and a high mortality rate. Treatment of TTP has been largely unsuccessful despite the trial of many therapeutic modalities. The antiplatelet drugs, aspirin and dipyridamole, have been recently recommended in the treatment of TTP. We report the successful treatment of a… CONTINUE READING