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Document type:
Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Article 
Author(s):
Lehmberg, Kai; Sprekels, Björn; Nichols, Kim E; Woessmann, Wilhelm; Müller, Ingo; Suttorp, Meinolf; Bernig, Toralf; Beutel, Karin; Bode, Sebastian F N; Kentouche, Karim; Kolb, Reinhard; Längler, Alfred; Minkov, Milen; Schilling, Freimut H; Schmid, Irene; Vieth, Simon; Ehl, Stephan; zur Stadt, Udo; Janka, Gritta E 
Title:
Malignancy-associated haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in children and adolescents. 
Abstract:
Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in the context of malignancy is mainly considered a challenge of adult haematology. While this association is also observed in children, little is known regarding inciting factors, appropriate treatment and prognosis. We retrospectively analysed 29 paediatric and adolescent patients for presenting features, type of neoplasm or preceding chemotherapy, treatment and outcome. Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis was considered triggered by the malignancy (M-...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Br J Haematol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
170 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
539-49 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0007-1048 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin