Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and pregnancy treated with fresh-frozen plasma infusions after plasmapheresis: a case report
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a serious, highly mortal disease that goes with pregnancy. The diagnosis may be difficult due to similar symptoms to other preg nancy-related diseases. Treatment of the patient differs with the clinic. Plasmapheresis continued with fresh-frozen plasma infusion may be a good choice. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 18:689-690 (c) 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.