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A BAD BITE: CAT BITE AS A RARE CAUSE OF THROMBOCYTOPENIC THROMBOTIC PURPURA (TTP)

Case Presentation: A 76-year-old female presented with generalized fatigue and purpuric rash over her left arm and both lower extremities. She also gives a history of cat bite 1 week back for which she did [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A BAD BITE: CAT BITE AS A RARE CAUSE OF THROMBOCYTOPENIC THROMBOTIC PURPURA (TTP)

DOT THE I, CROSS THE T – A CASE OF DIFFICULTY DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN IMMUNE AND THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

Case Presentation: A 37 year-old man presented with altered mental status and a headache after a motor vehicle collision where he was a restrained driver while intoxicated with alcohol. He had a known history of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DOT THE I, CROSS THE T – A CASE OF DIFFICULTY DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN IMMUNE AND THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

UTILIZATION AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF A RISK STRATIFIED DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

Background: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare but deadly thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) that is caused by ADAMTS13 deficiency. The PLASMIC clinical scoring system was developed and validated to determine the pretest probability of severe [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:50:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on UTILIZATION AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF A RISK STRATIFIED DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA