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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8453889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
HUS is one of the most common causes of acute renal failure in childhood. D+ HUS is the most common form and usually follows an episode of hemorrhagic colitis due to VTEC or S. dysenteriae type 1. The SLT elaborated by these organisms is responsible for the endothelial damage that is the initial insult in the pathogenesis of the acute renal failure. Excellent supportive care is necessary to reduce the mortality and morbidity due to HUS.
W L Robson; A K Leung; B S Kaplan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current problems in pediatrics     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0045-9380     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Probl Pediatr     Publication Date:  1993 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-16     Completed Date:  1993-04-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1272515     Medline TA:  Curr Probl Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome* / epidemiology,  etiology,  therapy
Kidney Failure, Acute / etiology

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