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Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis: Three Case Reports and Review of the Literature in Adult Population 50 Years of Age and Above

Reyna Altook, MD; Avneet Singh, MS; Wail Alamoudi, MBBS; Sultan Almaziad, MBBS; Zeinab Moussa, MD; Joan Duggan, MD; Fadi Safi, MD
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University of Toledo College of Medicine, Lancaster, OH


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):457A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.470
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care V

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare disease with an annual incidence of 1/50,000-1/150,000 and is fatal if not promptly treated. 1 Primary HLH occurs in infants with genetic predisposition, and presents with fever, splenomegaly, and pancytopenia. Acquired HLH is less well characterized and occurs in adults in the setting of severe inflammation triggered by infection or malignancy. Treatment of primary HLH is based on HLH-94 protocol, however little is known about the efficacy of such protocol in the adult population where early death was reported in those 50 years of age and above 2

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