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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Jeliazkova, P; Noe, S; Jost, P; Sarkar, O; Küchle, C; Schmid, RM; Geisler, F 
Title:
Postendoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: a rare cause of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome. 
Abstract:
Endothelial injury is perhaps the inciting factor leading to the microangiopathic process that initiates thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS). TTP-HUS after postendoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis is extremely rare, but potentially is life threatening. Here, we describe a case of a 23-year-old man with a history of choledocholithiasis, who developed TTP-HUS, 2 days after the onset of post-ERCP pancreatitis. It is important that ph...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
23 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
825-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0954-691X 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Nephrologie