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Can you die from thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

YES: Unfortunately, yes. People can die from ttp. They can develop seizure, coma, renal failure, cardiac hemmorhage/bleeding, sudden cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction etc. Need to get treatment as soon as possible.

Answered 7/6/2019

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Yes: This can be a life-threatening condition. It should be treated by a physician experienced in the disorder, generally a hematologist.

Answered 11/15/2017

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