Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Outlook
What to expect with hemolytic uremic syndrome:
- Over 90 percent of children with hemolytic uremic syndrome survive the initial illness.
- Most children recover completely.
- Between 10 percent and 30 percent of those who survive the initial illness experience kidney damage.
- About 5 to 10 percent of those with hemolytic uremic syndrome die from the disease.
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