• A young, previously healthy man was arrested for bizarre behavior outside his poorly ventilated hotel room. He was found to have carbon monoxide poisoning and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura complicated by respiratory dysfunction. The occurrence of these previously unrelated diseases in the same patient may be more than coincidence.
(Arch Intern Med 140:104-105, 1980)
Stonesifer LD, Bone RC, Hiller FC. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Carbon Monoxide PoisoningReport of a Case. Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(1):104–105. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330130106025
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.