2 New Mutations Appear to Trigger aHUS in Woman After Kidney Transplant

2 New Mutations Appear to Trigger aHUS in Woman After Kidney Transplant

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2 New Mutations Appear to Trigger aHUS in Woman After Kidney Transplant

Two newly reported mutations in a complement-related gene appear to have triggered atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in a woman within months of a kidney transplant, according to a case report. The report, “A novel Atypical hemolytic uremic Syndrome–Associated CFH gene in a renal transplant recipient complicated with ileum perforation,” was published as a letter to the editor in the Asian Journal of Surgery. aHUS is characterized by the abnormal activity of the complement system, part of…

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