Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, April 17th, 2005
"Brucellosis is a disease that may lead to changes in hematologic parameters such as anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia;" however, TMA "is a rare finding," hematologists in Turkey explained. "Severe TMA may be associated with life-threatening hematologic, renal, and neurologic disorders."
"To prevent this mortality caused by brucellosis, prompt recognition of this complication and prompt therapy are essential," noted F. Altuntas and colleagues at Erciyes University.
They described their experience treating a "patient with TMA associated...
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