Moschcowitz


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Mosch·co·witz

(mosh'kō-witz),
Eli, U.S. physician, 1879-1964. See: Moschcowitz test.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disease that was first described in 1925 by Moschcowitz (1) in his report of a young girl with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and coma leading to rapid decline and death.
La historia de la PTT es reciente, Moschcowitz en 1924 (1) realizo la primera descripcion clinica en una mujer de 16 anos con un cuadro fulminante de fiebre, anemia hemolitica, sangrado, falla renal y alteracion neurologica.
In the case reported by Moschcowitz in 1924, a 16-year-old female died of a form of TMA that included MAHA, petechiae, hemiparesis (partial paralysis) and fever.