Prognostic Factors and Long-Term Outcome in 52 Turkish Children With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.

Kaya Z., Bay A., Albayrak M., Kocak U., Yenicesu I., Gursel T.

Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, vol.16, no.6, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a syndrome of pathologic immune activation that shares similar clinical and laboratory phenotypes with severe sepsis. Recent studies led to better recognition of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis by clinicians, but no consensus exists on the criteria for high-risk patients.