Fulminant hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis secondary to a reactivated EBV infection: A case report
2013 (English)In: Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN 0300-9734, E-ISSN 2000-1967, Vol. 118, no 1, 42-45 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an aggressive inflammatory syndrome that results from inappropriate activation of the immune system. HLH has a high mortality if not treated. We describe a case of a fulminant HLH, associated with a reactivation of an EBV infection. The patient responded well to steroid treatment.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 118, no 1, 42-45 p.
Epstein-Barr, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, reactivated infection, steroid treatment
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-196529DOI: 10.3109/03009734.2012.744122ISI: 000314778900008OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-196529DiVA: diva2:610867