TAFRO syndrome

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TAFRO syndrome

Synonyms: Thrombocytopenia-anasarca-fever-renal insufficiency-organomegaly syndrome

A rare systemic disease characterized by acute or subacute onset of thrombocytopenia anasarca (edema pleural effusion ascites) and systemic inflammation (fever and/or elevated C-reactive protein). Minor diagnostic categories are Castleman’s disease-like features on lymph node biopsy reticulin myelofibrosis and/or increased number of megakaryocytes in bone marrow progressive renal insufficiency and mild organomegaly including hepatosplenomegaly and lymphadenopathy. Most patients show elevated levels of serum alkaline phosphatase while marked polyclonal hypergammopathy is rare.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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National Center of Hematology and Blood Transfusion

Treatment of patients with blood diseases,scientific-research works

Youth and Women for Opportunities Uganda-YWOU

Youth and Women for Opportunities-YWOU an organization that we represent is patient organization re-presentative, patient and institution and individual capacity builder supporting PLWRD’s to obtain diagnosis, treatment and drugs for those suffering consequences of being undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and lack treatment and those who lack precise diagnosis for rare, orphan and undiagnosed diseases preventing PLWRD’s accessing the most adapted care, treatment or surgery, have delayed access to the most appropriate care, treatment or surgery

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