Hemolytic-uremic syndrome: Initial presentation mimicking intestinal intussusception

Chen Chih J Sun, J. Laurance Hill, John W. Combs

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A case of hemolytic-uremic syndrome preceded by laparotomy for suspected intestinal intussusception is reported. The pathologic lesions in the colon are described; they are attributable to microangiopathic thrombosis. Their significance in the hemolytic uremic syndrome is discussed..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-422
Number of pages8
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes



  • Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
  • Intussusception
  • Microangiopathy
  • Pseudomembranous colitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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