Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 5

Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in a One-Year Old Male Patient, Successfully Treated with Eculizumab

Henri Fero1, Juna Musa2*, Diamant Shtiza3, Ergys Cuka4, Loran Rakovica5, Blina Abdullahu1, Klejda Hoxha1, Fareeha Nasir6 and Ali Guy7

1Medical Doctor, University of Hospital Center Mother Teresa, Tirane, Albania
2Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
3Professor Associate, Department Pediatrician Nephrology, University of Hospital Mother Teresa, Tirane, Albania
4Medical Doctor, University of Hospital Center Mother Teresa, Tirane, Albania
5Medical Doctor, University of Hospital in Prishtina, Kosovo
6Intern, Department of Surgery, Christian Hospital Quetta, Pakistan
7Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine - NUY Medical Center, New York, USA

*Corresponding Author: Juna Musa, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA.

Received: April 12, 2020; Published: April 27, 2020

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Abstract

  Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare form of thrombotic microangiopathies resulting from various genetic mutations of the complement factors. Thrombotic microangiopathies include Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, primary HUS further divided into typical HUS or Shiga-toxin related HUS, atypical HUS and secondary forms of HUS. The most common clinical features of the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome are: kidney failure, thrombocytopenia resulting in hemorrhagic phenomena and also intravascular hemolytic anemia. Most commonly HUS is a diagnosis made from excluding all other plausible causes. HUS predominantly affects pediatric ages.

Keywords: Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome; Eculizumab; Thrombotic Microangiopathy

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Citation

Citation: Juna Musa., et al. “Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in a One-Year Old Male Patient, Successfully Treated with Eculizumab". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.5 (2020): 84-86.



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