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…