Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-7-2017

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This article has been peer reviewed. It is the authors' final version prior to publication in Blood

Volume 130, Issue Supplement 1, December 2017

The published version is available here. Copyright © American Society of Hematology

Abstract

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an uncommon cytokine storm syndrome marked which can cause high mortality. In adults, acquired HLH usually has an underlying infectious, autoimmune or malignant process that triggers the syndrome. In this case report, we present a 64-year old Caucasian male presenting with productive cough, fevers, weight loss and altered mental status who was ultimately found to have HLH of unknown etiology.

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