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PubMed | Columbia College at South Carolina, Nara Medical University and Yodogawa Christian Hospital Osaka
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Clinical case reports | Year: 2015

We report a 14-year-old girl, who developed shigatoxin-producing E.coli (STEC)-HUS complicated by encephalopathy. She was successfully treated with hemodiafiltration, high-dose methylprednisolone pulse therapy, and soluble recombinant thrombomodulin under plasma exchange. von Willebrand factor multimers analysis provides potential insights into how the administered therapies might facilitate successful treatment of STEC-HUS.

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