Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an unusual complication in Orientia tsutsugamushi disease (scrub typhus).

Background: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an uncommon, potentially fatal, hyperinflammatory syndrome that may rarely complicate the clinical course of Orientia tsutsugamushi disease (scrub typhus). Methods: We describe here the clinicopathological features, laboratory parameters, manag...

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Main Authors: Aneesh Basheer, Somanath Padhi, Vinoth Boopathy, Saumyaranjan Mallick, Shashikala Nair, Renu G'Boy Varghese, Reba Kanungo
Format: Article
Published: PAGEPress Publications 2014-12-01
Series:Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://www.mjhid.org/index.php/mjhid/article/view/2080