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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24-26

An uncommon scenario from a common burden


Department of General Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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J Damodharan
Department of General Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2225-6482.179233

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an infrequent disorder occurring as a result of unrestrained immune activation. Tuberculosis (TB) is a catastrophic cause of secondary HLH if not treated appropriately. Here, we report an unusual case of secondary HLH associated with abdominal TB. Although rare, secondary HLH should be ruled out in patients with TB, especially in the presence of pancytopenia.


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