Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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HUS Evaluation

The evaluation of hemolytic uremic syndrome starts with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with hemolytic uremic syndrome may include:

Tests are required to make the diagnosis of hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Tests that may be used to evaluate hemolytic uremic syndrome include:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed HUS References
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