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Hemolytic uremic syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • HUS
  • Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells')
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  • I was diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome as an infant. I developed kidney and heart failure and received several blood transfusions. At the age of 15 I was put on blood pressure medication. Is kidney disease/dialysis part of the long-term outlook for people who were affected by this condition as a child? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • HUS
  • Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells')
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.