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What is Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

What is Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly in the familial form.

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired, or a subtype of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: Introduction

Types of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired:

Broader types of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired:

How many people get Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

Prevalance of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: estimated 4-7 million people are diagnosed with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura each year in the US, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA [about data]

Who gets Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

Gender Ratio for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: female predominance

How serious is Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

Prognosis of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: death frequently occurs within days or weeks
Complications of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see complications of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

What causes Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

Causes of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see causes of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

What are the symptoms of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

Symptoms of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see symptoms of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Complications of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see complications of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Onset of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: any age

Can anyone else get Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired?

More information: see contagiousness of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
Inheritance: see inheritance of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired.
Treatments for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see treatments for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
Research for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: see research for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Name and Aliases of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Main name of condition: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Other names or spellings for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired:

thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Moschowitz disease, familial thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, prupura, thrombotic thrombocytopenia, thrombotic microangiopathy, familial, TTP, Purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic, Moschowitz syndrome, Idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Moschowitz syndrome, Purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic, TTP
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired:

 

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