A disorder of the blood, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura is a condition where blood clots are formed in the blood vessels. HIV, cancer, chemotherapy, hormone replacement therapy and Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation are causes for this disorder. Complications like low red blood cell count, kidney failure and severe bleeding can result from Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Confusion, fever, headache, shortness of breath, fatigue and pale skin are symptoms of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Plasma exchange is a treatment option for this disorder.
HOW IS THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA DIAGNOSED?
Stroke is a possible complication that can arise from this disorder.