Publication: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with the use of ecstasy
Kayar, Nuket Bayram
Ecstasy is a drug, which causes serious side effects and sometimes it can be lethal. These effects are due to idiosyncratic reactions as a result of various stimulations in adrenergic receptors. Here we present a case of a 36-year-old male patient who was diagnosed with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with the use of ecstasy. Plasmapheresis along with methylprednisolone treatment restores patient condition to normal.
Kayar Y., Kayar N. B. , Gangarapu V., -Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with the use of ecstasy-, INDIAN JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, cilt.19, ss.230-232, 2015