Gastrointestinal manifestations of hemolytic uremic syndrome: recognition of pancreatitis

  title={Gastrointestinal manifestations of hemolytic uremic syndrome: recognition of pancreatitis},
  author={S. Grodinsky and Abdulwahab Telmesani and Wm. Lane M. Robson and Gordon Fick and Roland B. Scott},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
A retrospective study of 76 children with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) who were admitted to the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. Alberta between January 1982 and December 1988 was undertaken to explore the gastrointestinal manifestations of the syndrome. The children (mean age of 4.0 +/- 3.1 years) presented primarily during the summer months with a microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (Hgb 94 +/- 26 g/L), thrombocytopenia (platelets 87 +/- 83 X 10(9)/L), and acute renal failure… CONTINUE READING


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