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microangiopathic

Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to or accompanied by microangiopathy

Etymologies

micro- +‎ angiopathic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome is a rare microangiopathic hemolytic condition characterized by thrombocytopenia and acute renal failure. 1 The prognosis for patients with atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome with a factor H mutation is poor; 60% have end-stage renal disease or die within a year.

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  • Now, only microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia (without other explanation) are required as the threshold for starting treatment.

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  • Patients with TMA were excluded if organ failure and cytopenias may have been related to an associated condition and not only to the microangiopathic process, that is, solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplant, cancer and chemotherapy, the syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count (HELLP), active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or systemic sclerosis, HIV infection and severe sepsis

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  • Asherson RA, Cervera R (2008) Microvascular and microangiopathic antiphospholipid-associated syndromes ( "MAPS"): semantic or antisemantic?

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  • Thrombotic microangiopathies (TMA) represent a rare and heterogeneous group of diseases defined by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia with peripheral thrombocytopenia and organ failure of variable severity.

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  • Similarly, the incidence of malignant hypertension or microangiopathic antiphospholipid-associated syndrome,

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  • Small vessel diseases currently account for up to 25\% of cases of VCI with lesions ranging from lacunes, microinfarcts, demyelination, gliosis and microangiopathic changes [2].

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  • Another hypothesis suggests that the defect is extensive arteriolar endothelial damage which leads to subsequent platelet activation, adherence, occlusion, and fibrin strand formation ultimately producing thrombocytopenia and microangiopathic hemolysis.

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  • The criteria included the presence of Coombs-negative microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (schistocytes on peripheral blood smear) and acute thrombocytopenia (

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