with an onset within 4 weeks after birth is rare.
There was no evidence of relapsing ALL or HLH
features, but new poorly-formed, noncaseating granulomas with negative GMS and AFB stains were seen (Figure 1).
It mimics a lymphoma-like scenario and is considered a form of familial HLH
3) This patient had fever, cytopenia, hypertriglyceridemia, hemophagocytosis, and elevated ferritin with elevated IL-2, meeting the criteria for secondary HLH
is transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance and is substantially fatal in young children.
In patients with primary HLH
, cells of the immune system don't work properly to destroy infected or damaged cells, causing the immune system to become overstimulated and damaging the patient's tissues and organs, including the bone marrow, liver and brain.
On the basis of clinical and laboratory findings, the patient received a diagnosis of HLH
, and treatment was initiated with etoposide and dexamethasone.
In some cases, this led to serious complications such as HLH
, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, and pulmonary arterial hypertension (8).
2015 in the hematology department of children's hospital and included all pediatric patients diagnosed with HLH
fulfilling 5 out of 8 revised diagnostic criteria guideline of the HLH
- 2004 protocol.
has a well known association with disseminated tuberculous Mycobacterial infections; and even reported to occur following initiation of first line antituberculous drugs such as rifampin and isoniazid.
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She was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening condition - HLH
hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis - which meant her body didn't know when to stop attacking bugs or illnesses, and, without treatment, would have led to total organ failure.