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10 Possible Causes for Burr Cell, Patient Appears Chronically Ill, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Uremic Anemia

    ., schistocytes, burr cells, or helmet cells) on peripheral blood smear, AND Renal injury (acute onset) evidenced by either hematuria, proteinuria, or elevated creatinine[] Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (similar to hemolytic-uremic syndrome ) involves nonimmunologic platelet destruction.[] Diagnosis Peripheral blood smear establishes the presence of MAHA by schistocytes, burr cells, helmet cells etc.[]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Pitchenik AE, Burr J, Suarez M, Fertel D, Gonzalez G, Moas C.[] Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome resulting in death has been reported among HIV-1--infected patients treated with high-dose valacyclovir but has[] Human T-cell lymphotropic virus-III (HTLV-III) seropositivity and related disease among 71 consecutive patients in whom tuberculosis was diagnosed: a prospective study.[]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    cells Chronic renal failure Spherocytes, fragments Hemolytic diseases Dysplastic changes Myelodysplasia Reticulocyte count 1% Inadequate production in presence of anemia[] Severe red cell fragmentation Microangiopathic hemolytic anemias: Malfunctioning mechanical heart valve, disseminated intravascular coagulation, thrombotic thrombocytopenic[] Hemolytic anemia This type of anemia includes sickle cell anemia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), hemolytic uremic syndrome, aortic valve prosthesis, disseminated[]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    Evident re-accumulation of the previously drained left sided subdural collection with frontal and parietal burr-holes causing mass effect.[] Full Text Introduction Thrombotic microangiopathy is a broad term that encompasses a range of conditions from immune-mediated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) to[] microangiopathy, NBTE and massive thromboembolism.[]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    A peripheral blood smear may show schistocytes and burr cells. Leukocytosis is also common, with a neutrophil predominance.[] microangiopathy M31.2 Lethal midline granuloma M31.3 Wegener's granulomatosis M31.30 …… without renal involvement M31.31 …… with renal involvement M31.4 Aortic arch syndrome[] Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome [Kawasaki] M30.8 Other conditions related to polyarteritis nodosa M31 Other necrotizing vasculopathies M31.0 Hypersensitivity angiitis M31.1 Thrombotic[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Frontal burr hole and evacuation of abscess was done. Thick brown pus of approximately 50 mL was drained.[] thrombocytopenic purpura 96 Hyperviscosity and stroke 100 Calcium hypercalcemia magnesium and brain ischemia 110 Cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes 114 Eclampsia and stroke[] On microscopy, gram stain showed numerous pus cells but no organisms. Aerobic culture grew Streptococcus spp.[]

  • Leukoerythroblastic Anemia

    cells (echinocytes) may indicate: Uremia The presence of spur cells (acanthocytes) may indicate: Abetalipoproteinemia Severe liver disease The presence of teardrop-shaped[] […] critically ill patients.[] Although mimicking features of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), subsequent bone marrow examination instead revealed an association with occult recurrence of necrotic[]

  • Gradenigo's Syndrome

    Using a diamond burr, the infralabyrinthine air cell tract was followed anteromedially between these three structures, along the long axis of the temporal bone and toward[] Patients may not appear acutely ill compared with those patients with acute petrositis.[] Thrombocytopenic Purpura Randomized Delayed-Start Trial of Levodopa in Parkinson’s Disease Challenge Yourself Interactive Medical Cases Image Challenge Videos in Clinical[]

  • Familial X-Linked Thrombocytosis

    […] lines Often macrocytic Peripheral smear Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow transplantation Epoetin, G-CSF Chronic Renal Disease Erythropoietin level Burr cells due to uremia[] Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Clinical Consult .[] Patients with immunodeficiency may or may not appear chronically ill. Macular rashes, vesicles, pyoderma, eczema, petechiae, alopecia, or telangiectasia may be evident.[]

  • Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis

    […] and causes them to deform into echinocytes ("burr cells") on peripheral blood smears.[] thrombocytopenic purpura, familial AK2 Reticular dysgenesis ALAS2 Anemia, sideroblastic, Protoporphyria, erythropoietic AMN Megaloblastic anemia-1, Norwegian ANK1 Spherocytosis[] thrombocytopenic purpura H00227 Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia [PATH: hsa04060 ] H00234 Pelger-Huet anomaly H00235 Methemoglobinemia [PATH: hsa00520 ] H00236[]

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