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Journal of Case Reports
The Enigma of Thrombotic Microangiopathy: Case Series
Sarth Lal Mannumbeth Renjithlal, Pradeep Shenoy 
Department of  Nephrology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, University Road, Deralakatte, Mangaluru 575018, Karnataka, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Pradeep Shenoy 
Email: mpradeepshenoy@gmail.com 
Received: 13-JUN-2018 Accepted: 30-SEP-2018 Published Online: 25-OCT-2018
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2018.0066
Background: Thrombotic microangiopathy is histological term characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and organ injury. It has a diverse etiology and broad spectrum clinical presentation involving multiple systems. Case Series: Here we present three cases of biopsy proven thrombotic microangiopathy of varied etiology and clinical presentation, who received specific treatment.  Conclusion: Early diagnosis of thrombotic microangiopathy and prompt initiation of specific therapy such as plasmapheresis will decrease morbidity and mortality.
Keywords : Biopsy, Early Diagnosis, Hemolytic Anemia, Plasmapheresis, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
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