Escolar de 7 años con fiebre y hepatoesplenomegalia, reporte de caso
A 7 years old girl with fever and hepatosplenomegaly, a case report
Keywords:Fever, Hepatosplenomegaly, Cytopenia
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), is rare, is caused by a dysfunction of cellular immunity by an alteration of NK cells (primary) or by an excessive proliferation of activated (secondary) macrophages. It is characterized by fever, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenia, hemophagocytosis, hypertriglyceridemia and / or hypofibrinogenemia. In conclusion, in the presence of fever, hepatosplenomegaly and cytopenia, the diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) should be considered.
Key words: Fever; Hepatosplenomegaly; Cytopenia. (source: MeSH NLM)
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