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A 19-year-old male presented with classical features of cerebral hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), namely hemolytic anemia, uremia, liver dysfunction, and altered sensorium. He was managed with therapeutic plasma exchange (PE) along with other supportive measures. Patient made complete recovery. The aim of reporting this case is to highlight the use of PE in the treatment of cerebral HUS, where it may be life-saving if started early.

Keywords: Hemolytic uremic syndrome, Plasmapheresis, Therapeutic plasma exchange.

How to cite this article: Negi G, Kaushik R, Gaur DS, Tripathi S. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in a Case of Cerebral Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. MGM J Med Sci 2016;3(4):215-216.

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