Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

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  • HLH Case Studies

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    INTRODUCTION: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an incompletely understood condition resulting in uncontrolled and ineffective immune activation. HLH is classified as genetic HLH (primary) or acquired (secondary) and presents with a fulminant picture of non-remitting high fever, pancytopenia, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, liver dysfunction, coagulopathy, and neurological symptoms. Acquired causes of HLH include infection associated hemophagocytic syndrome (IAHS), macrophage activating

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia Essay

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    Choice “E” is the best answer. X-linked lymphoproliferative (XLP) syndrome is an immunodeficiency syndrome characterized by the following: a predilection for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, fatal or near-fatal Epstein-Barr virus–induced infectious mononucleosis in childhood, subsequent hypogammaglobulinemia, and a markedly increased risk of lymphoma or other lymphoproliferative diseases. Choice “A” is not the best answer. Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T) is an autosomal-recessive neurodegenerative

  • Macrophage Cell

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    a macrophage centric approach to tissue reconstruction 2)to give an overview of the current state-of-the-understanding of the implications associated with host macrophage responses in regenerative medicine. However, disease like HLH (Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis) related to the macrophage cell can cause sufficient harm to body. In conclusion minimum disadvantage occurring seldom, macrophage has tremendous advantage in helping the immune system function well and provide better treatment. Further

  • Summary: Uncommon Tick-Borne Infection

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    likewise show low platelet numbers. POWASSAN VIRUS: POTENTIALLY FATAL TICK DISEASE THAT CAN BE TRANSMITTED IN MINUTES REPORTED IN MAINE Wilson's little girl, Amie May, said her mom created optional contaminations including pneumonia and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. It was additionally uncovered that she had been accepting treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma since 2012. "You wouldn't need this for your most exceedingly awful foe," Kathy Potter disclosed to Fox 6

  • Epstein Barr Virus ( Ebv )

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    INTRODUCTION Epstein-Barr virus was first discovered in 1964 by Sir Michael Anthony Epstein and Ms. Yvonne Barr. They located it in a Burkitt lymphoma cell line. It was the first virus to be associated with cancer. Infection of Epstein-Barr (EBV) is extremely widespread. The National Institutes of Health estimates that roughly 95% of people carry the virus. The virus was later found to cause infectious mononucleosis. Mononucleosis has since been nicknamed the “kissing disease”. Transmission

  • Music Therapy And Its Effects On Society

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    Needle pricks, medicine, exhaustion, sickness, pain, feeling different ‒ these are just a few of the things that people with mental disabilities and serious diseases have to go through on a daily basis. But what if there was a different kind of treatment that could comfort them or reduce their pain even a little bit? Fortunately, for the people facing these issues, there is. Music therapy is a relatively new approach that doctors, teachers, and many others are taking to help heal and improve the