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Natl J Med Res. 2016; 6(2): 212-214


Rapid Recovery after Early Initiation of Plasmapheresis in Atypical HUS: A Case Report

Sengupta D,Mehta V, Singh P, Singhvi A.

Abstract
We report a case of a thirteen year old female diagnosed as aHUS, complicated by malignant hypertension and central nervous system involvement. The patient was treated with plasmapheresis(plasma exchange) and corticosteroids along with supportive care. The patient showed remission immediately and recovered after four weeks of hospital stay and three months later is well on antihypertensives.

Key words: Plasmapheresis, HUS, Microangiopathic haemolytic anemia, Eculizumab



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