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Haemophagocytosis in typhoid fever.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8350805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report deals with a young man who developed features of haemophogocytosis during the course of typhoid fever. The pertinent clinical and laboratory features of typhoid-associated haemophagocytosis are discussed. The need for blood component replacement therapy in addition to specific anti-microbials to treat haemophagocytosis complicating typhoid fever is stressed.
Authors:
M Ramanathan; N Karim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-16     Completed Date:  1993-09-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  MALAYSIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Taiping District Hospital, Perak Darul Ridzuan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Component Transfusion
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology,  therapy
Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell / diagnosis,  etiology*
Humans
Male
Typhoid Fever / complications*,  diagnosis

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