Woman’s Case Highlights Need for Better aHUS Diagnostic Criteria

Woman’s Case Highlights Need for Better aHUS Diagnostic Criteria

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Woman’s Case Highlights Need for Better aHUS Diagnostic Criteria

The case of a woman with unusual symptoms for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) — including normal hemoglobin levels and mildly low platelet counts — highlights the need for better and more clear diagnostic criteria for this condition, according to researchers. The goal is to ensure that patients can receive a prompt and adequate diagnosis so as to start treatment as soon as is possible, the team said. “[aHUS] can be challenging to diagnose,” especially…

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