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What is Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

What is Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

  • Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that has no obvious cause.

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, or a subtype of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: Introduction

Types of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome:

Broader types of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome:

How serious is Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

Complications of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see complications of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

What causes Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

Causes of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see causes of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

What are the symptoms of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

Symptoms of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see symptoms of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Complications of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see complications of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Can anyone else get Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: Nephrologist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Treatments for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see treatments for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
Research for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: see research for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Name and Aliases of Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Main name of condition: Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Other names or spellings for Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome:

D-minus hemolytic uremic syndrome (D-HUS), Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical form, idiopathic D-HUS, atypical D-HUS, AHUS, Atypical HUS, HUS, atypical, D-HUS, HUS without a prodrome of enterocolitis and diarrhea

AHUS, Atypical HUS, D-HUS, HUS without a prodrome of enterocolitis and diarrhea, HUS, atypical, Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical, AHUS, Atypical HUS, D-HUS, HUS without a prodrome of enterocolitis and diarrhea, HUS, atypical
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome:

 

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