Clinicopathological findings of virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome in bone marrow: association with Epstein-Barr virus and apoptosis.

Non-neoplastic hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS), also called virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome (VAHS), has been thought to be a distinct clinical entity. A spontaneous recovery is common, but the prognosis of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated VAHS is poor. However, the role of EBV has yet to be clearly elucidated. A retrospective study of the bone… (More)