Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

The hemolytic uremic syndrome is a medical condition marked by acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, and platelet deficiency. It usually occurs in children with sudden gastrointestinal bleeding. Treatment: dyalisis, transfusion, steroids. Although most children recover, fatal cases occurs as a result of Rh incompatibility with mother's blood.