SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Cancer II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Thrombotic microangiopathy may be the first manifestation of solid tumors such as lung cancer. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) includes the pentad of thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, fever, neurologic abnormalities, and renal disease. We present a case of acute TTP as the first presentation of lung cancer. Prompt recognition and management resulted in a good outcome.