Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia secondary to artifical aortic valve malfunction - 3.

Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia secondary to artifical aortic valve malfunction - 3.
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Author: John Lazarchick
Category: Red Cell: Hemolytic Anemia (HA) > Acquired non-immune HAs > Fragmentation Hemolysis > Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemias > Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Published Date: 06/01/2010

The mild thrombocytopenia is secondary to accelerated platelet turnover in this condition with a compensatory release of large platelets from the marrow.