MCQ – 88636

Question

A 45-year-old man suffers severe third-degree burns in an industrial accident. During his hospital stay, the patient develops anemia, thrombocytopenia, and widespread purpura. Blood oozes from venipuncture sites. Laboratory studies show that fibrin split products are elevated. The peripheral blood smear is shown in the image. What is the appropriate diagnosis?

A. Acanthocytosis

B.

Henoch-Schönlein purpura

C.

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

D.

Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia

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