Patient Encounter 3 Part 1 TTP

A 58-year-old African American female presented to her primary care physician complaining of headache, weakness, fever, chills, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, and hematuria. She had a diagnostic cardiac catheterization performed 10 days ago and oral clopidogrel 75 mg daily was prescribed by her cardiologist after the test.

What information is suggestive of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)?

What additional information do you need to create a treatment plan for this patient?

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