Case report of acute liver failure secondary to hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), an aggressive and life threatening syndrome of excessive immune activation, most commonly affects infants Â 18 months old, but can occur in older children and adults. An extremely rare case is reported of HLH presenting as acute liver failure in an adult.
Hader I, Amin M, Fisher A, Tasleem S, Cappell MS. Case report of acute liver failure secondary to hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct; 112(suppl.1):s1335. American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 13-18, 2017.