Possible prediction of underlying lymphoma by high sIL-2R/ferritin ratio in hemophagocytic syndrome

@article{Tabata2011PossiblePO,
  title={Possible prediction of underlying lymphoma by high sIL-2R/ferritin ratio in hemophagocytic syndrome},
  author={Chiharu Tabata and Rie Tabata},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={2011},
  volume={91},
  pages={63-71}
}
In some instances, because of the lack of mass formation and the absence of prominent lymph node enlargement, diagnosis of lymphoma-associated hemophagocytic syndrome (LAHS) is difficult, which results in the development of progressive disease with unfavorable prognosis. Therefore, in the diagnosis of secondary hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS), markers for underlying malignant lymphoma are required. We reviewed 110 Japanese patients, including 57 LAHS cases and 53 benign disease-associated HPS… CONTINUE READING

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