Start

Deficiency in ADAMTS13 and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Specialty:

Allergy, Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Emergency Medicine, Family, General Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Other

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) is associated with formation of microthrombi in the microcirculation. A deficiency in the protein ADAMTS13 has been found in patients with TTP and is believed to be fundamental in its pathogenesis.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone