Prasugrel and Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated with ADAMTS13 Activity Deficiency

  • Yanet Parodis Lopez Dr Negrin General University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas,
  • Nery Sablon Gonzalez Dr Negrin General University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas,
  • Noel Lorenzo Villalba Dr Negrin General University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas,
  • Rafael Camacho Galvan Dr Negrin General University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas,
  • Jose Carlos Rodriguez Perez Dr Negrin General University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas,

Keywords

Thrombotic microangiopathy, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, prasugrel

Abstract

We report a case of a 64-year-old male who, 44 days after starting treatment with prasugrel, presented with severe thrombocytopenia, anemia, renal failure, and severe ADAMTS13 activity deficiency, along with a high titer of autoantibodies to this protease.

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  • Published: 2016-07-27

    Issue: Vol. 3 No. 5 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    Lopez YP, Gonzalez NS, Villalba NL, Galvan RC, Perez JCR. Prasugrel and Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated with ADAMTS13 Activity Deficiency. EJCRIM 2016;3 doi:10.12890/2016_000446.

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