Hemophagocytosis

Introduction: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) or Hemophagocytosis is a rare but potentially fatal disease of normal but overactive histiocytes and lymphocytes that commonly appears in infancy, although it has been seen in all age groups. Hemophagocytosis involves a defect in targeted killing and the inhibitory controls of natural killer and cytotoxic T cells, resulting in excessive cytokine production and accumulation of […]

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