TITLE

Long-term renal prognosis of typical haemolytic-uraemic syndrome suffered in infancy

AUTHOR(S)
Martín-Navarro, Juan A.; Petkov-Stoyanov, Vladimir; José Gutiérrez-Sánchez, M.; Justo-Ávila, Pablo; Díaz-Díaz, Delissa
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Nefrologia;2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case study of a 33-year-old woman who suffered from haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS) and given acute peritoneal dialysis which help in recovering renal functions. Later she was diagnosed with focal segmental hyalinosis by renal biopsy and treated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors which help in reducing proteinuria and maintain glomerular filtration rate. The data from the case study shows that HUS in children may cause renal failure, high blood pressure (HBP) and proteinuria.
ACCESSION #
88872190

 

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