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

Lisa 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)
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume37
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Iron-Deficiency Anemias
Splenomegaly
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Splenectomy
HIV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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