Moschcowitz disease (1924) [aka *thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)]. Congenital syndrome characterised by thrombocytopenia, purpura, haemolytic anaemia, hyaline thromboses, renal failure and neurological symptoms.
The first in the Physiology Philes BSCC series, part of the basic science in clinical context project on LITFL. First up is the Valsalva Manoeuvre
Eli Moschcowitz (1879 – 1964) was a Hungarian born, American pathologist and physician. Associated with Moschcowitz disease (TTP, 1925); Moschcowitz signa dn triad (1933)
The spontaneous tension pneumothorax…does it really exist?
The unexpected collides with 4 hour rule in the natural laboratory for error that is the emergency department… Act II and epilogue
The unexpected collides with 4 hour rule in the natural laboratory for error that is the emergency department… Act 1: The Existential Installment and Act 2: The Clinical Section…WITH a cliffhanger.
Let it never be said that we resist change. We, the consultants in my ED, have been reinvented. We are now EPIC (…the Imperious).
I seem to constantly skirt trouble. Writing and medicine are fractious bedfellows – a marriage not always congenial. Recently I missed the turnoff to wisdom…