Thrombotic thrombocytopenia due to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

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Cleve Clin J Med. 2021 May 6. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.88a.ccc078. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

Vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) has been reported after vaccination with the AztraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and the Johnson and Johnson Ad26. COV2.S vaccines. This manuscript provides a brief overview of reported cases, clinical and laboratory features, and current understanding of the pathogenesis of VITT. The author also poses unananswered questions and identifies directions for future study.

PMID:33958344 | DOI:10.3949/ccjm.88a.ccc078

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