Severe COVID-19 Suspected as Trigger of aHUS in 3-year-old Girl

Severe COVID-19 Suspected as Trigger of aHUS in 3-year-old Girl

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Severe COVID-19 Suspected as Trigger of aHUS in 3-year-old Girl

COVID-19 appears to have triggered an exaggerated immune response in a toddler, leading to the development of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in the absence of disease-relevant mutations, scientists reported. “This is a rare case report of a child with COVID-19 developing HUS. Since HUS developed following a COVID-19 infection, it is likely that COVID-19 was an infectious trigger for this patient’s condition,” the researchers wrote. The report, “Thrombotic Microangiopathy in a Severe Pediatric Case…

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