Rare Mutation Causing Adult-onset aHUS Provides Insights Into Disease

Rare Mutation Causing Adult-onset aHUS Provides Insights Into Disease

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Rare Mutation Causing Adult-onset aHUS Provides Insights Into Disease

The case of a man with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) caused by a rare genetic mutation offers insights into the early diagnosis, disease mechanisms, and treatment of this uncommon disorder. Published in the journal Medicine, the case study was titled “Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome and acute tubular necrosis induced by complement factor B gene (CFB) mutation.” Multiple mutations can underlie aHUS, a rare condition characterized by the formation of blood clots in the small vessels…

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