Hemolytic uremic syndrome

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Etiology

Precipitants

  • Diarrhea due to E. coli O157:H7, Shigella, Salmonella, viruses (children)
  • Estrogen use
  • Postpartum state
  • High-dose corticosteroid therapy
  • Autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation
  • Cyclosporine or tacrolimus use after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

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Etiology

Precipitants

  • Diarrhea due to E. coli O157:H7, Shigella, Salmonella, viruses (children)
  • Estrogen use
  • Postpartum state
  • High-dose corticosteroid therapy
  • Autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation
  • Cyclosporine or tacrolimus use after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

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