Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

aHUS Leads to Kidney Failure in Infant with Cystic Fibrosis

A 6-month-old girl who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) went into kidney failure due to atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), according to scientists who worked on her case report. Her kidney function was completely restored following hemodialysis, plasma exchange therapy — a form of treatment that replaces…

Rare Eye Manifestations Linked to aHUS, Study Reports

A rare case of a 20-year-old male with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) showing damage to both eyes that culminated in impaired vision highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis and treatment to ensure better outcomes, a report says. The study, “Bilateral proliferative retinopathy and ischemic optic neuropathy in a…