Disseminated herpes virus (HSV-2) infection with rhabdomyolysis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a patient with bone marrow failure syndrome

@article{Ramasamy2006DisseminatedHV,
  title={Disseminated herpes virus (HSV-2) infection with rhabdomyolysis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a patient with bone marrow failure syndrome},
  author={Karthik Ramasamy and Zi Yi Lim and Michael Savvas and Jon R Salisbury and Inderjeet S Dokal and Ghulam J. Mufti and Antonio Pagliuca},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={2006},
  volume={85},
  pages={629-630}
}
Dear Editor, The inherited bone marrow failure syndromes, such as Fanconi anemia, dyskeratosis congenita, and Shwachman– Diamond syndrome, are associated with higher risk of infections and development of secondary neoplasia [1]. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a lifethreatening syndrome initiated by a hyperstimulated immune system leading to pyrexia, splenomegaly, and profound cytopenias [2]. Although acquired HLH is most commonly associated with infections, HLH is a rarely reported… CONTINUE READING

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