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Authors:

Ihab Abumuhor, BS, MT (ASCP)

Ellen Hope Kearns, MS, SH(ASCP)H

Division of Health Sciences, School of Health, California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Patient Presents


A worried husband brought his wife to the ER at a tertiary medical center on November 25, 1997. She complained of fatigue, malaise, and a severe headache. She was awake and alert with no active vomiting.


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