[Post-diarrheal haemolytic uremic syndrome: when shall we consider it? Which follow-up?].

Abstract

Haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is characterized by thrombotic microangiopathy with acute renal failure, haemolytic anaemia with schizocytes and thrombocytopenia. Typical forms (D(+) HUS) are caused by gastrointestinal infection with Escherichia coli species producing verotoxines (or Shiga toxins, STEC). It is estimated that 5-8 % of infected individuals… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcped.2011.04.001

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