Published in Blood Weekly, March 12th, 2009
"In children, this disease causes mainly alterations of sensorium. Acute renal failure and jaundice (Weil's syndrome) are less common in children than in adults. The main renal histological findings are acute interstitial nephritis and acute tubular necrosis. Acute renal failure is characterized by hypokalemia and nonoliguria. Many factors are involved in its physiopathology: hypotension, hypovolemia, rhabdomyolysis, hyperbilirubinemia, and,...
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