Childhood haemolytic uraemic syndrome: Long-term outcome and prognostic features

  title={Childhood haemolytic uraemic syndrome: Long-term outcome and prognostic features},
  author={Annemarie Kelles and Maria Van Dyck and Willem C. Proesmans},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
From January 1970 to December 1982, 95 infants and children with the haemolytic uraemic syndrome were admitted to our unit. Six patients died (6.3%) in the acute phase, 4 went into end-stage renal failure (4.2%) within months after the acute episode. The remaining 85 patients (89.5%) survived and recovered. They were followed as outpatients at yearly intervals for 5 years. Arterial hypertension was a major problem in 7. Eighty patients were studied 10 years later: 52 of them (65%) had no… CONTINUE READING


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