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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bode, Sebastian F N; Bogdan, Christian; Beutel, Karin; Behnisch, Wolfgang; Greiner, Jeanette; Henning, Stephan; Jorch, Norbert; Jankofsky, Martin; Jakob, Marcus; Schmid, Irene; Veelken, Norbert; Vraetz, Thomas; Janka, Gritta; Ehl, Stephan; Lehmberg, Kai 
Title:
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in imported pediatric visceral leishmaniasis in a nonendemic area. 
Abstract:
To describe characteristics of visceral leishmaniasis-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) with focus on diagnostic clues and pitfalls, including the frequency of central nervous system (CNS) involvement, and to determine the efficacy of liposomal amphotericin B (L-AmB).We retrospectively analyzed clinical and laboratory features, diagnostic procedures, and treatment of 13 patients with HLH with imported visceral leishmaniasis, reported to the German HLH reference center (1999-201...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Pediatr 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
165 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
147-153.e1 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-3476 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik