Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation

CASE REPORT
Year
: 1994  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33--36

Interrelation between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura


Mustafa Nur El Huda Suleiman1, Mona Nasir AMI Al-Rukhaimi1, Mohammed Jaffar Hussain Railey1, Sangatha Narain Raizada1, Hubert Nelson A Fernandes1, Mahmoud M Marashi2 
1 Renal Unit, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 Hematology Unit, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Correspondence Address:
Mustafa Nur El Huda Suleiman
Renal Unit, Dubai Hospital, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Features suggestive of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) are known to occur in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report a patient who had TTP which resolved with plasma exchange and immunosuppression, but presented three years later with features of SLE. The diagnosis satisfied all the required criteria in both instances. The interrelationship between the two conditions is discussed.


How to cite this article:
Suleiman ME, Al-Rukhaimi MA, Railey MH, Raizada SN, Fernandes HA, Marashi MM. Interrelation between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 1994;5:33-36


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Suleiman ME, Al-Rukhaimi MA, Railey MH, Raizada SN, Fernandes HA, Marashi MM. Interrelation between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 1994 [cited 2022 May 16 ];5:33-36
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