Successful engraftment and survival following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in a child with familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hemophagocytic syndrome is a rare disorder mainly affecting children. Symptoms include prolonged fever, hepatosplenomegaly and cytopenias. Allogeneic stem cell transplant appears to provide the best overall cure rate in this disease. The authors report a young boy, the second child of consanguineous parents, diagnosed with familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) who underwent allogeneic stem cell transplant form HLA matched father.
Indian Journal of Pediatrics
Adil, S. N.
(2013). Successful engraftment and survival following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in a child with familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 80(1), 65-66.
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