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How come I have thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura, but nobody else in the family has it?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not hereditary

Ttp of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is not a hereditary disease.
Most of them is idiopathic i.e. Unknown etiology in about 37 percent. Others are related to drugs , autoimmune disease, infection such as hiv, endothelial injury, stem cell transplant etc.

In brief: Not hereditary

Ttp of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is not a hereditary disease.
Most of them is idiopathic i.e. Unknown etiology in about 37 percent. Others are related to drugs , autoimmune disease, infection such as hiv, endothelial injury, stem cell transplant etc.
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