Human immunodeficiency virus associated with haemophagocytic syndrome in pregnancy: a case report.

@article{Arewa2011HumanIV,
  title={Human immunodeficiency virus associated with haemophagocytic syndrome in pregnancy: a case report.},
  author={Oladimeji Arewa and Adebola Adewumi Ajadi},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={66-8}
}
BACKGROUND Haemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare condition that has been documented in association with viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections as well as a wide spectrum of malignant neoplasms and autoimmune diseases. Whereas HPS is a known cause of anaemia in HIV infection, its occurrence is uncommon. Its occurrence in pregnancy is even rarer and very few such cases have been reported. METHODS Full clinical evaluation and investigations including bone marrow aspiration cytology… CONTINUE READING
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