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Steak and Stupor: seizures and E. coli O157 infection

Abstract

Neurological complications of haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) include altered states of consciousness, seizures, ischaemic stroke and encephalopathy. Adult-onset HUS is uncommon, and there is only a limited literature reporting neurological complications in this population. We report an adult with Shiga toxin-associated HUS complicated by focal-onset non-convulsive status epilepticus, who made a full neurological recovery.

  • hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • status epilepticus
  • CONSCIOUSNESS
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • PAROXYSMAL DISORDER
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