Postpartum hemolytic uremic syndrome with a more severe liver involvement

Mocan H., Mocan M.

CLINICAL NEPHROLOGY, vol.49, no.5, pp.319-320, 1998 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.319-320
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


A 22-year-old woman presented with postpartum hemolytic uremic syndrome with a more severe hepatic involvement. The patient was dialysed and successfully treated with plasma infusion and intravenous immunoglobulin. Two months following discharge her creatinine clearance was 105 ml/min/1.73 m(2), Tc-99m DTPA scan and brain CT were normal. Her child is also alive and healthy.