Hemolytic uremic syndrome; pathogenesis, treatment, and outcome.

@article{Siegler2005HemolyticUS,
  title={Hemolytic uremic syndrome; pathogenesis, treatment, and outcome.},
  author={Richard L. Siegler and Robert S. Oakes},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={200-4}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is the most common cause of acute renal failure in infants and young children, and is a substantial cause of acute mortality and chronic morbidity. It is therefore relevant and appropriate that pediatricians remain familiar with the various subsets of the disease including its classification, management, and outcome. RECENT FINDINGS This review will focus on recent information relative to epidemiology, pathogenesis, treatment, and outcome… CONTINUE READING

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