[Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting as acute liver failure in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma: case report and review of the literature].

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare cause of acute liver failure. It requires a high level of clinical suspicion to reach the diagnosis and avoid fatal outcomes. The case of a 13-year old patient with fever, anasarca, jaundice, lymphadenopathy and encephalopathy is presented. Laboratory studies showed anemia, thrombocytopenia, hyperbilirubinemia… (More)

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@article{BravoJaimes2015HemophagocyticLP, title={[Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting as acute liver failure in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma: case report and review of the literature].}, author={Katia Marisa Bravo-Jaimes}, journal={Revista de gastroenterologia del Peru : organo oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterologia del Peru}, year={2015}, volume={35 3}, pages={256-7} }