aHUS Found in Boy With Rare, Severe Immune Deficiency Disorder

aHUS Found in Boy With Rare, Severe Immune Deficiency Disorder

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aHUS Found in Boy With Rare, Severe Immune Deficiency Disorder

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) can co-exist with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare genetic disorder characterized by a weakened immune system, a case report noted. Prompt diagnosis is crucial to improving patient outcomes, its researchers wrote, especially as the two diseases “are considered to exacerbate each other.” The report, “Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) andAdenosine Deaminase (ADA)-Deficient Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)—Two Diseases That Exacerbate Each Other: Case Report,” was published in the International Journal…

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