About the Disease
Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition that occurs when damaged red blood cells form clots and cause a life-threatening kidney injury. Subtypes include: shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) hemolytic uremic syndrome (typical), atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, and streptococcal pneumonia associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.
ICD-10: D59.31, D59.32, D59.39
Patients can receive free education and support services.
The National Kidney Foundation conducts research and provides education and support for all people affected by kidney disease.