Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: A report of two cases

  • Md. Habibur Rahman Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, BSMMU
  • Morsheda Akhter Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, BSMMU
  • Syed Symul Haque Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, BSMMU
Keywords: Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, End Stage Renal Disease

Abstract

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is one of the important cause of acute kidney injury in children. There is excellent outcome in patients with typical HUS but atypical HUS is associated with high mortality, risk of recurrence and may lead to end stage renal disease. We report two cases of 5 and 6 year old child having clinical & laboratory characteristics of atypical HUS. These children had a fulminant course of illness with complications involving various systems. The report provides an insight into the etio pathogenesis, diagnoses and treatment of this condition.

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2016-07-28
How to Cite
Rahman, M. H., Akhter, M., & Haque, S. (2016). Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: A report of two cases. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 9(1), 75-79. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v9i1.28954
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Case Reports