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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

  • Antonio Vercellone
  • Piero Stratta
  • Caterine Canavese
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 212)

Abstract

The place to be accorded to the hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) in the classification of acute renal failure (ARF) still poses considerable problems of an etiopathogenetic, anatomopathological and clinical nature. HUS is usually regarded as consisting of a symptomatological triad, namely microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and ARF. First reported in children, it has since been demonstrated in adults.1,2

Keywords

Acute Renal Failure Hemolytic Anemia Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Vercellone
    • 1
  • Piero Stratta
    • 1
  • Caterine Canavese
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NephrologyS. Giovanni Molinette HospitalTorinoItalia

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