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A 1 year old boy with virus associated haemophagocytic syndrome caused by cytomegalovirus infection is described. Persistent severe thrombocytopenia responded to repeated intravenous infusions of immunoglobulin.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/adc.65.11.1275

Type

Journal article

Journal

Arch Dis Child

Publication Date

11/1990

Volume

65

Pages

1275 - 1277

Keywords

Cytomegalovirus Infections, Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell, Humans, Immunization, Passive, Infant, Male, Thrombocytopenia