Hemophagocytic syndrome associated with hepatitis A: case report and literature review.

@article{Tuon2008HemophagocyticSA,
  title={Hemophagocytic syndrome associated with hepatitis A: case report and literature review.},
  author={Felipe Francisco Tuon and Virginia Soares Gomes and Valdir Sabbaga Amato and Maria Esther Graf and Guilherme Henrique Hencklain Fonseca and Carolina S L{\'a}zari and Antonio Carlos Nicodemo},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={123-7}
}
Virus-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome (VAHS) is a severe hematological disorder related to some viral infections. It is an illness characterized by persistent fever, pancytopenia, splenomegaly, hyperferritinemia and, the most important, hemophagocytosis observed in the bone marrow, liver and/or lymph nodes. VAHS associated with hepatitis A virus infection is rarely described, despite the high incidence of this viral infection in the population in general. There is no consensus in the… CONTINUE READING

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