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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hügle, B; Astigarraga, I; Henter, JI; Porwit-Macdonald, A; Meindl, A; Schuster, V 
Title:
Simultaneous manifestation of fulminant infectious mononucleosis with haemophagocytic syndrome and B-cell lymphoma in X-linked lymphoproliferative disease. 
Abstract:
X-linked lymphoproliferative disease is a rare T and NK cell immune deficiency which most frequently presents as fulminant infectious mononucleosis following infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). We report the case of a 4-year-old boy from a Spanish family presenting with severe infectious mononucleosis. In the course of the disease he developed hepatic failure, pancytopenia and neurologic impairment, leading to death after less than 2 months. The results of bone marrow biopsy and autopsy...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Pediatr 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
166 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
589-93 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-6199 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik