Dengue associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a case series

Priyankar Pal, Prabhas Prasun Giri, A V Ramanan

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare complication of dengue. We present 8 cases of dengue associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis diagnosed in our hospital during the dengue outbreak of 2012. All the cases were treated with a short (4 weeks) course of steroids along with supportive measures, and showed an excellent response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-7
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Pediatrics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014


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