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.

Related Organizations

Diagnosis Codes

ICD-10: D59.3

Alliance Partners

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.