Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Complicating Myelodysplasia
We describe a 62-year-old patient with a 4-year history of myelodysplasia who later developedstriking features that included massive splenomegaly, rapidly evolving visual loss and a sensorimotor polyneuropathy. This led us to consider the diagnosisof haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Upon further investigation, we found that he fulfilled the necessarydiagnostic criteria for HLH, including the presence of haemophagocytosis of erythroid precursors on bone marrow smear.
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