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What is Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4?

What is Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4?

  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and central nervous system. It usually only occurs in infants and young children. Type 4 is caused by a defect on chromosome 6q24.

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: Introduction

Types of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4:

Broader types of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4:

How serious is Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4?

Prognosis of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: chemoimmunotherapy may control the disease by stem cell transplant is needed to ultimately avoid death
Complications of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: see complications of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

What causes Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4?

Causes of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: see causes of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

What are the symptoms of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4?

Symptoms of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: see symptoms of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

Complications of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: see complications of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4.
Treatments for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4: see treatments for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

Name and Aliases of Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

Main name of condition: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4

Other names or spellings for Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4:

FHL4, HPLH4, HLH4

 

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