Case of the Month #17 - Haemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

Published 01/02/2022

What are the clinical features?

The clinical features seen are due to the high inflammatory state and can therefore mimic signs of sepsis. 3

  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Hepatosplenomengaly
  • Skin manifestations including rashes and erythroderma
  • Organ dysfunction including renal impairment, respiratory failure, neurological dysfunction and shock