Thrombotic thrombocytopaenic purpura

Definition

Thrombotic thrombocytopaenic purpura is an inherited or acquired disorder that results in thrombosis in the microvasculature. These thromboses can lead to end-organ failure, haemolytic anaemia, thrombocytopaenia and azotaemia.

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    Scleroderma renal crisis is a rare, potentially life-threatening complication of systemic sclerosis. Here, the authors discuss advances made in the detection, management and prognosis of scleroderma renal crisis, which can limit the progression of affected patients to chronic kidney disease.

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