Multifaceted hemolytic uremic syndrome in pediatrics.

@article{Nester2013MultifacetedHU,
  title={Multifaceted hemolytic uremic syndrome in pediatrics.},
  author={Carla M. Nester},
  journal={Blood purification},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1-3},
  pages={86-92}
}
Hemolytic uremic syndromes can have devastating consequences in childhood. The common feature of a microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia associated with varying degrees of renal injury often creates diagnostic confusion. The inability to arrive at a definitive diagnosis quickly can lead to a delay in initiating renal-preserving and sometimes life-saving treatment. Currently, both the treatment plan and the prognosis vary substantially according to the presumed diagnosis. The… CONTINUE READING

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