Hemophagocytic syndrome as one of main manifestations in untreated systemic lupus erythematosus: two case reports and literature review

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Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is an unusual but fatal disorder characterized by pancytopenia and activation of macrophages. We describe two cases of untreated systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with HPS that presented as one of the manifestations of SLE. The onset of HPS was after parturition for one patient, and after abortion for the other. Bone marrow… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10067-006-0245-y

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