Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in humans and mice.


Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a disorder of blood coagulation that presents classically with the pentad of fever, thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, renal dysfunction and mental status changes. However, the clinical presentation can be quite variable making the diagnosis difficult in many cases. "Hyaline" microthrombi… (More)


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@article{Desch2007ThromboticTP, title={Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in humans and mice.}, author={Karl C. Desch and David G. Motto}, journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology}, year={2007}, volume={27 9}, pages={1901-8} }