Arlene Tan Tieng, M.D.
, Irene Blanco, M.D.
, and Peter Barland, M.D.
Drs. Tieng and Blanco are rheumatology fellows, and Dr. Barland is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Pathology, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Define the hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS)
- List the rheumatic diseases that have been associated with reactive HPS
- Describe the clinical and lab manifestations of this disorder
- Discuss the life-saving treatments that should be considered early when autoimmune-associated hemophagocytic syndrome (AAHS) is suspected.