Human immunodeficiency virus-associated hemophagocytosis with iron-deficiency anemia and massive splenomegaly.

Lisa O. Sproat, Liron Pantanowitz, Chuanyi M. Lu, Bruce J. Dezube

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Abstract

We present a case of hemophagocytic syndrome in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive man with iron-deficiency anemia that did not respond to highly active antiretroviral therapy. Clinical resolution occurred only after a splenectomy was performed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e170-173
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume37
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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