What Is Thrombotic Microangiopathy?

Q:
What is thrombotic microangiopathy?

A:
Thrombotic microangiopathy is a pathology that results in thrombosis in capillaries and arterioles because of endothelial injury.

Common symptoms of thrombotic microangiopathy include fever, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, renal failure, neurological manifestations, etc.

The specific cause of thrombotic microangiopathy is dependent of the type. But the two major causes are drugs and external triggers of vascular injury.

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