Infection-related hemolytic uremic syndrome
Synonyms: Infection-related HUS
A rare type of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) characterized by the triad of hemolytic anemia due to generalized thrombotic microangiopathy thrombocytopenia and acute kidney injury and most commonly occurring after acute gastroenteritis due to Shiga toxin-producing enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli or Shigella dysenteriae. Other infectious causes of HUS include Streptococcus pneumoniae HIV Mycoplasma pneumoniae Histoplasmosis and Coxsackie virus.
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