Definitions

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  • Of or pertaining to uremia; causing uremia; affected with uremia: as, uremic convulsions.

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  • adjective pathology Of, relating to, or causing uremia.

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  • adjective of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)

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Examples

  • In children, O157 may lead to a severe, sometimes fatal kidney disease called HUS (hemolytic-uremic syndrome).

    FDA investigating E. coli in Arizona after lettuce recall hits 23 states

  • The three patients with life-threatening symptoms were diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, which can cause bleeding in the brain or kidneys.

    FDA investigating E. coli in Arizona after lettuce recall hits 23 states

  • Young children and the elderly are at highest risk for a potentially life-threatening complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, which includes kidney failure.

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  • Had they said, "He inadvertently took an overdose of morphine, which in combination with his uremic condition triggered a coma and subsequent death," we would have to admit to that possiblity, since no one was present at the time.

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  • Young children and the elderly are at highest risk for a potentially life-threatening complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, which includes kidney failure.

    William Marler: What's Up With Nuts?

  • On November 22, 1916, Jack London died of gastrointestinal uremic poisoning.

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  • A few develop complications such as hemolytic uremic syndrome, a rare and potentially fatal condition that causes renal failure.

    Infections Often Tied to Food

  • More Infections Often Tied to Food According to WHO, of more than 1,600 people sickened by this E. coli strain, 499 developed a rare and potentially fatal kidney-failure complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome—a complication that can shut down the kidneys and normally occurs in only a small percentage of people sickened during an E. coli outbreak.

    Rare Germ Drives Outbreak

  • The Stockholm-based group said infected patients developed hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, a potentially fatal condition afflicting the kidneys, blood and central nervous system.

    E. Coli Outbreak Kills 14 in Germany

  • On November 22, 1916, Jack London died of gastrointestinal uremic poisoning.

    Jack London Biography

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