Hemophagocytosis in autoimmune disease

Citation
I. Sekigawa et al., Hemophagocytosis in autoimmune disease, CLIN EXP RH, 19(3), 2001, pp. 333-338
Citations number
45
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Review
Categorie Soggetti
Rheumatology,"da verificare
Journal title
CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY
ISSN journal
0392-856X → ACNP
Volume
19
Issue
3
Year of publication
2001
Pages
333 - 338
Database
ISI
SICI code
0392-856X(200105/06)19:3<333:HIAD>2.0.ZU;2-O
Abstract
Reactive hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is known to be associated with vario us autoimmune diseases, as well as infection and/or malignancy. Here we rev iew the features of autoimmune-associated HPS and describe the possible rol e of autoantibodies, especially antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL), in HPS b ased on data obtained from our own patients.