DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20205531

Infection associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a report of three cases

Magesh Kumar, Dharmesh ., D. B. Santra, Chirag Jain

Abstract


HLH (Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis) is not an uncommon disorder; it is an overreaction of the immune system. It can be familial or acquired and both share one common feature of a highly stimulated and ineffective immune response. Acquired HLH is commonly seen with infection (infection associated hemophagocytic syndrome-IAHS); malignancies and rheumatic disease where it is also known as (macrophage activating syndrome). Here we are reporting three cases of secondary HLH associated with dengue, typhoid and vivax malaria.

 


Keywords


Secondary HLH, Infection, Dengue, Enteric, Malaria

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