Case 40-2017. A 32-Year-Old Woman With Headache, Abdominal Pain, Anemia, and Thrombocytopenia

N Engl J Med. 2017 Dec 28;377(26):2581-2590. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1710566.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Clinical Conference

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Pain / etiology
  • Adult
  • Anemia / etiology
  • Anemia, Hemolytic / diagnosis
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized / adverse effects
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized / therapeutic use
  • Bone Marrow Examination
  • Brain / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebral Veins / diagnostic imaging
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / diagnosis
  • Female
  • Headache / etiology*
  • Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal / complications
  • Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal / diagnosis*
  • Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Radiography, Abdominal
  • Spleen / diagnostic imaging
  • Spleen / pathology
  • Thrombocytopenia / etiology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Venous Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Venous Thrombosis / etiology*
  • Vision Disorders / etiology

Substances

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized
  • eculizumab