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73 Possible Causes for Burr Cell, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    ., schistocytes, burr cells, or helmet cells) on peripheral blood smear, AND Renal injury (acute onset) evidenced by either hematuria, proteinuria, or elevated creatinine[wwwn.cdc.gov] Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with ticlopidine-Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) 271 a review of 60 cases. Ann Intern Med 1998;128: 541–544.[doi.org] Title Other Names: HUS; Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells') Categories: Hemolytic[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia

    - schistocytes, “burr cells”, “helmet cells” and “triangle cells”. 6.[slideshare.net] The similarity of the mother's illness to thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and of the daughter's to adult hemolytic uremic syndrome suggests that these diseases are variants[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our understanding of the pathogenesis of idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) has increased, but remains incomplete, particularly with respect to cases of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • HELLP Syndrome

    Burr cells Schistocytes Reticulocyte count – consider to evaluate for presence of hemolysis Liver enzymes AST – 2 times the upper reference limit meets criteria LDH – markedly[arupconsult.com] CONCLUSION: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura can mimic HELLP syndrome late in gestation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory studies should include: Complete blood cell (CBC) count Coagulation studies Peripheral smear for schistocytes, helmet cells, burr cells Liver function tests: serum[symptoma.com]

  • Anemia

    Burr cells accompany renal failure and spur cells accompany severe liver disease.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Hemolytic anemia This type of anemia includes sickle cell anemia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), hemolytic uremic syndrome, aortic valve prosthesis, disseminated[emedicine.com] Acquired platelet disorder Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is rare.[emedicine.com]

  • Congenital Heinz Body Hemolytic Anemia

    Burr Cells: Liver disease Renal disease Severe burns Bleeding gastric ulcers Maybe artifact Echinocyte (Burr Cell) Acanthocyte vs Echinocyte Howell-Jelly: are intracellular[medical-labs.net] thrombocytopenic purpura ) Presence of a type of immature red blood cells called normoblasts may be due to: Cancer that has spread to bone marrow Blood disorder called erythroblastosis[m.ufhealth.org] thrombocytopenic purpura disseminated intravascular coagulation renal graft rejection COPD Acanthocytes resemble spurs on cowboy boots, but they have uneven projections ([hematologylearning.weebly.com]

  • Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    cells, helmet-shaped RBCs, normoblasts, reticulocytosis, unconjugated BR, Hb, hemosiderin, haptoglobin, proteinuria Management Corticosteroids, aspirin, dipyridamole, Igs[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] BACKGROUND: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare thrombotic microangiopathy, related to a severe ADAMTS13 deficiency (a disintegrin and metalloprotease with thromboSpondin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] thrombocytopenic purpura.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    cells, helmet-shaped RBCs, normoblasts, reticulocytosis, unconjugated BR, Hb, hemosiderin, haptoglobin, proteinuria Management Corticosteroids, aspirin, dipyridamole, Igs[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] KEYWORDS: Cerebral microbleeds; MRI; ischemic stroke; thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hemolytic anemia Often severe with Hb 7-9g/dl; severity not related to other organ system dysfunction Negative Coombs' test Smear shows signs of microangiopahy: helmet & burr[faculty.washington.edu]

  • Acquired Spherocytosis

    Crenated / Burr cells / Echinocytes (Echinocytes, or burr cells or crenated red cells, in contrast, have shorter, sharp to blunt spicules of uniform length which are more[slideshare.net] Red cell morphology: eg, haemolytic uraemic syndrome, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.[patient.info] Burr cells (echinocytes): can indicate uremia or pyruvate kinase-deficient states. Burr cells are commonly observed as an artifact of peripheral smear preparation.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • 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[wwwn.cdc.gov] Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (similar to hemolytic-uremic syndrome ) involves nonimmunologic platelet destruction.[merckmanuals.com] Diagnosis Peripheral blood smear establishes the presence of MAHA by schistocytes, burr cells, helmet cells etc.[omicsonline.org]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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

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