Emergence of Epstein-Barr virus-associated haemophagocytic syndrome upon treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus.

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A 32-year-old female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus was admitted to our hospital with fever and cytopenia, and diagnosed as haemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) by bone marrow aspiration study showing haemophagocytosis. Since the serologic activity of lupus was not increased at that time and HPS was refractory to the conventional therapies, an… (More)

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@article{Kawashiri2006EmergenceOE, title={Emergence of Epstein-Barr virus-associated haemophagocytic syndrome upon treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus.}, author={S Y Kawashiri and H. Nakamura and Atsushi Kawakami and Hiroyuki Ida and Yukitoshi Izumi and Makoto Tamai and Tomoki Origuchi and Masako Moriuchi and Hideki Moriuchi and Katsumi Eguchi}, journal={Lupus}, year={2006}, volume={15 1}, pages={51-3} }