Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion

Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9864

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Rabia Ahmad

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

  • Case Report   
    Genetic Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis with Syntaxin Gene Mutation
    Author(s): Rabia Ahmad*, Asma Akhter, Ahmad Saleem and Ambereen Anwar

    We report a case of 5-year-old male who presented with off and on fever and bleeding. On examination he had oral ulcers and hepatosplenomegaly. One of his brothers who died at the age of one year, had similar complaints. Bone marrow examination of the child revealed hemophagocytosis. He was subsequently diagnosed as having Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis and next generation sequencing identified a rare 173T>C;p.Leu58Pro mutation in STX11genes in homozygous state resulting in familial or genetic HLH... Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9864.19.10.428

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