An unusual cause of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in the pediatric intensive care unit: hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

@article{Karapinar2009AnUC,
  title={An unusual cause of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in the pediatric intensive care unit: hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.},
  author={B{\"u}lent Karapinar and Deniz Yilmaz and C. Balkan and Mehmet Akin and Yilmaz Ay and Kaan Kvakli},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={285-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To report our experience in children with primary or secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) presented with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). DESIGN The records of patients with a diagnosis of HLH and MODS between January 2005 and January 2008 were reviewed. The patients… CONTINUE READING