Leptospirosis mimicking hemolytic uremic syndrome: a case report.

  title={Leptospirosis mimicking hemolytic uremic syndrome: a case report.},
  author={Sandra Iragorri and Kjell Tullus},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={54 4},
Leptospirosis was diagnosed in a child presenting with acute kidney injury, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. Initial symptoms included abdominal pain and nonbloody diarrhea, followed by fever, vomiting, and skin rash. Leptospirosis was suspected and eventually confirmed. Although leptospirosis is uncommon in temperate climates, it is occurring in increasing numbers of participants in water sports, making it a consideration in the differential diagnosis of hemolytic uremic syndrome. 


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