microangiopathy

(mī″krō-an″jē-op′ă-thē )

[micro- + angiopathy]
Any disease affecting small blood vessels.

ADAMTS13 deficiency-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy

SEE: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Shiga toxin-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy

SEE: Hemolytic uremic syndrome.

thrombotic microangiopathy

The formation of blood clots in small blood vessels, such as occurs in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome.

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