Pearls from Dr. Eisenberger

36 yo woman with abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea found to have typical HUS


  • Classic findings in TTP and other primary thrombotic microangiopathies

    On blood smear, see both schistocytes (3-5 per field) and polychromasia due to reticulocytosis. 

    Posted 12/06/16 11:36:05 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Primary TMA Syndromes

    Posted 12/06/16 04:52:04 PM by Anna Krigel

  • Management of TMA syndromes

    Posted 12/06/16 06:44:18 PM by Anna Krigel

  • For further reading...

    Plasma Exchange for TTP (NEJM 1991)
    Eculizumab in Atypical HUS

    Posted 12/06/16 06:49:27 PM by Anna Krigel

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