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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with pregnancy in two sisters.
  1. F. Alqadah,
  2. M. A. Zebeib,
  3. A. S. Awidi
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar, Arabian Gulf.


    Two sisters suffered from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura late in their first pregnancies. HLA typing of the patients and their immediate family members demonstrated no obvious relationship. Hereditary aspects, association with pregnancy, prognosis and management of pregnant women with TTP are discussed.

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