Hæmolytisk uræmisk syndrom hos børn

Allan Bayat, Konstantinos Kamperis, Søren Rittig

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftReviewForskningpeer review

    Abstrakt

    Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) consists of the triad microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia, acute uraemia and thrombocytopenia. HUS leads to significant morbidity and mortality during the acute phase and it is the most common cause of acute renal failure in children. This article reviews the recent knowledge related to HUS with emphasis on aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, manifestations, prognostic factors and long-term outcome. Finally, current guidelines for the treatment of HUS and the potential therapeutic agents for the prevention and treatment of the disease are reviewed.

    Bidragets oversatte titelHaemolytic uraemic syndrome in children--a systematic review
    OriginalsprogDansk
    Sider (fra-til)1302-7
    Antal sider6
    TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
    Vol/bind174
    Udgave nummer19
    StatusUdgivet - 7 maj 2012

    Emneord

    • Acute Kidney Injury/etiology
    • Child
    • Diagnosis, Differential
    • Escherichia coli Infections/complications
    • Escherichia coli O157
    • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome/complications
    • Humans
    • Pneumococcal Infections/complications
    • Practice Guidelines as Topic
    • Prognosis
    • Renal Dialysis
    • Risk Factors

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