Haemophagocytosis in dengue haemorrhagic fever: a case report.

  title={Haemophagocytosis in dengue haemorrhagic fever: a case report.},
  author={Murugappan Ramanathan and Ganesan Duraisamy},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={20 6},
Virus associated haemophagocytic syndrome (VAHS), a distinct clinico-pathologic entity, is characterised by systemic proliferation of non-neoplastic histotiocytes showing haemophagocytosis resulting in blood cytopaenia. It has been described in relation to several viruses earlier. Here we describe a young girl who developed this reactive process during the course of dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF). 

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