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Intravenously administered immune globulin for the treatment of infection-associated hemophagocytic syndrome

Authors
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
123
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(05)81761-5
Keywords
  • Pediatric Pharmacology And Therapeutics
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Infection-associated hemophagocytic syndrome is an unusual disease with a high mortality rate. A variety of treatment modalities have been used with limited success. We report three patients with infection-associated hemophagocytic syndrome successfully treated with intravenously administered immune globulin.

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