What is the prognosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) platelet disorder?

Updated: Aug 05, 2017
  • Author: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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TTP is a very serious disorder. The introduction of plasma exchange therapy has improved the prognosis, but mortality rates remain approximately 20%.


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