Revista Cubana de Pediatría
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3119
MORALES MESA, Eduardo et al. Secondary hemophagocytosis syndrome in the newborn. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 2010, vol.82, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3119.
The secondary or reactive hemophagocytosis syndrome is an uncommon entity clinically manifested by a severe clinical picture and a high mortality rate. It is characterized by a macrophages benign activation, associated with viral, bacterial, fungoid or parasitic infections and immunodeficiencies and neoplams. This is the clinical case of a 17 days male neonate with fever, suffering from cold and digestive manifestations who clinically evolving with jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly and anemia. A cytomegalovirus was diagnosed in urine. Was discharged being alive at 68 days with a regression of clinical picture.
Palabras llave : Newborn; cytomegalovirus; hemophagocytosis sindrome.