A case of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome with a transient decrease in complement factor H

@article{Hahn2005ACO,
  title={A case of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome with a transient decrease in complement factor H},
  author={Hyewon Hahn and Eun Young Um and Young Seo Park and Hae Il Cheong},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2005},
  volume={21},
  pages={295-298}
}
We report a case of sporadic atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) with a transient decrease in complement factor H. Referred for hemolysis and azotemia without diarrhea prodrome, this 31-month-old boy showed a decreased complement 3 (C3) and complement factor H (FH) level. However, the factor H gene (HF1) mutation was missing. After the hemolysis was… CONTINUE READING