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Hemopagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Associated With Nephrotic Syndrome and Multi-organ Failure

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Author(s): Ilad Alavi Darazam | Ramin Sami | Maliheh Ghadir | Forouzan Mohammadi | Farin Rashid Farokhi | Davood Mansouri | Amir Ahmad Nassiri

Journal: Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases
ISSN 1735-8582

Volume: 6;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 467;
Date: 2012;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is still an important elusive and misdiagnosed condition despite of improved knowledge. Nephrotic syndrome associated with HLH is not a common feature and has been rarely reported in hemophagocytic syndrome. We report a 27-year-old man with HLH who progressed to multi-organ failure as well as nephrotic-range proteinuria, generalized edema, and hypoalbuminemia.

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