Title

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH): Elusive diagnosis of disseminated

Document Type

Article

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a clinical syndrome of hyperinflammation leading to an uncontrolled and ineffective immune response, associated with high mortality.

CASE REPORT: A 26-year-old woman with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 8 months in remission, was found to have HLH. Without any improvement, stem cell transplantation was considered. Then,

CONCLUSION: MAC should be included in the list of potential causes of HLH.

Publication Date

9-1-2017

Publication Title

Germs

ISSN

2248-2997

Volume

7

Issue

3

First Page

149

Last Page

152

PubMed ID

28932715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.18683/germs.2017.1120

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