Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) is a rare disorder that affects the blood’s tendency to clot. In Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, tiny clots from throughout the body and these tiny clots can block the blood vessels, which stop blood from being able to reach the organs. Some of the common signs of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura include pale skin, fatigue, confusion, purplish bruises, headache and weakness.
HOW IS THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a GP who would conduct a regular blood test to check your platelet count followed with observation of the above symptoms.
HOW IS THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA TREATED?
Plasma exchange is the most viable treatment. It replaces abnormal plasma with normal plasma from a healthy donor.
DID YOU KNOW?
This problem of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura may take an extreme turn as it starts affecting your renal and nervous systems, which could eventually cause death to.