Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Entamoeba Histolytica Associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in a Child: A Case Report with Review of the Literature(Case Reports)

Kamal F. Akl, Amira T. Masri, Khaled Al-Baiti, Iyad Ammouri, Asem Shehabi

Abstract


This research aims at reporting an unusual 16 month old female who developed dilated cardiomyopathy and type IV renal tubular acidosis during the course of diarrhea positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D+ HUS ) following Entamoeba histolytica infection.

D+ HUS with cardiomyopathy and Entamoeba histolytica is rare. Associated Type IV RTA has not been described in the literature.

Keywords


Cardiomyopathy, Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Entamoeba Histolytica, Hyperkalemic Metabolic Acidosis

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