Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children

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Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a rare condition that can lead to kidney failure in children. Kidney failure develops as a result of destruction of the small structures and vessels inside the kidney.

HUS is a serious illness and potentially fatal.

Individualized care for your child

The End-Stage Renal Program at Boston Children's Hospital consists of an expert team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, nutritionists and social workers who assist children with chronic renal failure.

We work with families to plan individualized therapy for each child.

Our goal is to preserve each patient's growth and development by integrating schooling and providing guidance on behavioral and financial issues. We also assist in arranging transport and home help support, as well as visiting nursing services.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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