thrombotic microangiopathy

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a disorder involving the small blood vessels. adj., adj microangiopath´ic.
thrombotic microangiopathy formation of thrombi in the arterioles and capillaries; proposed name for a syndrome that would include both thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome.
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throm·bot·ic mi·cro·an·gi·op·a·thy

thrombosis within small blood vessels, as in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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Toxicity-mediated dose-dependent thrombotic microangiopathy may develop due to chemotherapeutic agents such as gemcitabine (acting as an antigen itself); immunosuppressive agents such as cyclosporine and tacrolimus; and growth factor inhibitors such as sirolimus, bevacizumab, and cetuximab (1-3).
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In 1940, Kasabach and Merritt reported the case of an infant with a capillary hemangioma associated with extensive purpura responsible for thrombocytopenia, thrombotic microangiopathy and consumption coagulopathy [6].
Hemolytic uremic syndrome, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, and other thrombotic microangiopathy. In: JennetteJC, Olson JL, Schwartz MM, Silva FG, eds.
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Altogether, these data suggest that ST2 is a marker of cause of death beyond just GVHD-induced NRM and that the most validated endpoint is 6m-NRM that includes deaths from aGVHD grades III-IV, therapy-resistant GVHD that initially presents as grades I--II, and other severe complications favored by alloreactivity such as sinusoidal obstruction syndrome, thrombotic microangiopathy, or idiopathic pneumonia syndrome.
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