Catastrophic presentation of a patient with combined NMOSD and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome: a case report

Acta Neurol Belg. 2017 Sep;117(3):757-759. doi: 10.1007/s13760-016-0710-6. Epub 2016 Oct 18.
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Keywords: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome; Neuromyelitis Optica; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Therapeutic Plasma Exchange; Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / diagnostic imaging
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / drug therapy
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Methylprednisolone / therapeutic use
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / complications*
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / diagnostic imaging
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / drug therapy
  • Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic / diagnostic imaging
  • Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic / drug therapy
  • Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic / etiology*
  • Spinal Cord / diagnostic imaging

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Methylprednisolone