aHUS Triggered by Pregnancy Similar to Other Forms, Triggers

aHUS Triggered by Pregnancy Similar to Other Forms, Triggers

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aHUS Triggered by Pregnancy Similar to Other Forms, Triggers

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) that is triggered by pregnancy is similar to aHUS caused by other triggers, and responds similarly to treatment, a new study suggests. The study, “Pregnancy-triggered atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS): a Global aHUS Registry analysis,” was published in the Journal of Nephrology. It was funded by Alexion Pharmaceuticals. aHUS is caused by the abnormal activation of part of the immune system called the complement cascade. While genetic mutations can predispose…

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