agranulocytosis

10+ Year Member
Sep 23, 2007
559
34
Status
Fellow [Any Field]
I think this woman is presenting with TTP or DIC and therefore will show schistocytes due to RBC damage from the thrombi formed from excessive platelet aggregation.
 
OP
N

nycmedstudent

10+ Year Member
Jan 16, 2008
10
0
Status
Medical Student
thanks. it was the microcytic anemia that really threw me off...doesn't did or ttp present with normocytic?