Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome presenting with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Je Jung Lee, Ik Joo Chung, Dong Hyeon Shin, Sang Hee Cho, Duck Cho, Dong Wook Ryang, Ali S. Khan, Hyeoung Joon Kim

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis - which is associated with a variety of infections, malignant neoplasms, autoimmune diseases, and immunodeficiencies - is an uncommon syndrome with a rapidly fatal outcome. We describe the first case of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome due to Hantaan virus presenting with reactive hemophagocytosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-210
Number of pages2
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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