Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

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Oncology and Cancers

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare but life threatening condition characterised by activation of macrophages which result in phagocytosis of RBCs and cytokine mediated tissue damage. This presentation aims to discuss the genetic basis, clinical features, diagnostic criteria and management options in this serious condition. The management options in HLH include Etoposide, Dexamethasone, Cyclosorine, Tacrolimus, Alemtuzumab and stem cell transplant.

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