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HUS is the most common causeof acute renal failure in Europe whereas it was not observed in the same frequency in our country.
However, in , after the outbreak of Escherichia coli E. In this retrospective study, we aimed to determine the clinical features and prognosis of HUS patients who admitted with a history of diarrhea during this breakout. Blood cell count, peripheral blood smear, serum urea, creatinine, electrolytes, complement C3, direct Coombs test, cultures of urine as well as blood and stool, chest X-ray were performed. Results: The mean age was 5. Six of the patients had complete anuria, the first urine appeared days after the presentation.
Mean duration of hospitalization was In healing process, first platelet count increased. Conclusion: The results of our study indicate that it may be appropriate to accept as atypical HUS and treat the patients with low C3 levels, vital organ involvement, long-term renal failure and negative stool tests for verotoxin though it cannot be confirmed at the time of admission. Benzer Makaleler. Dergi Bilgileri.
Objective: Hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS is characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute renal failure. Benzer Makaleler Yazar. Makale Yazar.
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