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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) vs Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
#Diagnosis #TTP #DIC #Comparison #Table #Laboratory #Findings #RebelEM
Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP ... ) #Diagnosis #TTP
Thrombotic Microangiopathy - TTP VS HUS

Big picture points : Often hard to differentiate the two entities,
Microangiopathy - TTP ... implications : TTP ... confirmatory testing for TTP ... thrombocytopenic #purpura #TTP
Treatment of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
Diagnosis of TTP:
 • Rare and severe, ADAMTS13 deficiency
 • Autoimmune
Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP ... Diagnosis of TTP ... • Distinguish TTP ... Treatment of TTP ... Raphaël Cauchois #TTP
Hemolytic Anemia - Hemolysis Diagnostic Workup

Infographic by: Howard Ong

#Hemolysis #Hemolytic #Anemia #Algorithm #MAHA #TTP #Diagnosis #Workup
Algorithm #MAHA #TTP
Causes of Thrombocytopenia - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm
 
Decreased Megakaryopoiesis
 • Aplastic Anemia
 • Toxic Damage (e.g.
HELLP Syndrome • TTP
TRANSFUSION MEDICINE TERMINOLOGY
ABO typing: front type: A/B antigens (pt's RBC + reagent anti-A or B); back:
Indications: TTP ... Indications: TTP
Algorithm for workup of thrombocytopenia based on observation of the peripheral blood film. 
TTP/HUS indicates thrombotic
TTP/HUS indicates
Differential Diagnosis for Hemolytic Anemia
Intrinsic Causes:
 • Enzyme deficiencies ex. G6PD, pyruvate kinase 
 • Hemoglobinopathies
Causes: • MAHA: TTP
Causes of Extravascular and Intravascular Hemolysis - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm
Extravascular - Spleen and RES-mediated hemolysis
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• MAHA (TTP
Thrombocytopenia and Pregnancy
Three syndromes in the critically ill pregnant woman who presents with coagulation defects.
1) HELLP
of child 3) TTP ... Thrombocytopenia #Pregnancy #TTPHUS