Neonatal infectious hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research

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Title Neonatal infectious hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
 
Creator Boutid, Nada
Rahmoune, Hakim
Amrane, Mounira
Boutaghane, Noureddine
Bousfiha, Ahmed Aziz
Bioud, Belkacem
 
Subject Medicine; Pediatrics; Immunology
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, neonatal period, life-threatening, diagnosis, therapy
RJ251-325
 
Description Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a disorder of the mononuclear phagocytic system and a severe, life-threatening syndrome due to an excessive immune activation. This hyperinflammatory condition is often triggered by a variety of agents or events, mostly genetic or infectious; and its scarcity in the neonatal period often delay diagnosis and adequate management. We report a peculiar neonatal case with multivisceral involvement, managed promptly and aggressively. Discussing the most important relevant points in both diagnosis and therapy of this peculiar disorder is highlighted in purpose of increasing awareness and enhancing early determinant recognition.
 
Publisher American Journal of Experimental & Clinical Research
 
Contributor None
 
Date 2017-01-11
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
Clinical Medicine
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journals.sfu.ca/ajecr/index.php/ajecr/article/view/87
 
Source American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research; Vol 4, No 1 (2017); 194-196
2330-9245
2330-9237
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journals.sfu.ca/ajecr/index.php/ajecr/article/view/87/190
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
 

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