Fibrin stabilizing factor deficiency is a rare condition that can be caused by a number of different factors. The most common one is genetic, but environmental factors like smoking can also contribute to the development of the condition.There are some risk factors for developing fibrin stabilizing factor deficiency, including:Genetic factors: If you have a family history of FSF deficiency and/or a close relative Read More
What is hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)?
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a disease of two body systems, the blood stream and the kidney. Hemolysis describes the destruction of red blood cells. In hemolytic uremic syndrome, blood within capillaries, the smallest blood vessels in the body, begins to clot abnormally. When red blood cells pass through the clogged capillaries, they are sheared apart and broken. (hemo=blood +lysis=destruc Read More