Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome due to complement factor I mutation
Abdullah H Almalki, Laila F Sadagah, Mohammed Qureshi, Hatim Maghrabi, Abdulrahman Algain, Ahmed Alsaeed, Ministry of National Guard, Jeddah 21423, Saudi Arabia
Abdullah H Almalki, Hatim Maghrabi, Ahmed Alsaeed, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard, Jeddah 21423, Saudi Arabia
Author contributions: Almalki AH carried out literature search, wrote the abstract and discussion, and revised and aligned the whole manuscript; Sadagah LF conducted independent literature search and wrote the background; Algain A collected clinical information and wrote the initial case description; Qureshi M revised all collected clinical information and wrote the final case description and the draft of the abstract; Maghrabi H prepared the slides, provided histological description, and aided in writing the case description; Alsaeed A carried out independent search on hematologic literature and revised and edited the discussion; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at King Abdulaziz International Medical Research Centre.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave written informed consent authorizing the use and disclosure of her clinical data.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflict of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Abdullah H Almalki, Section Head, Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Western Region, PO Box 9515, Jeddah 21423, Saudi Arabia. email@example.com
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Received: June 27, 2017
Peer-review started: June 28, 2017
First decision: September 4, 2017
Revised: September 12, 2017
Accepted: November 1, 2017
Article in press: November 1, 2017
Published online: November 6, 2017