NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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A rare disorder
in which histiocytes and lymphocytes (types of white blood
cells) build up in organs including the skin, spleen, and
liver, and destroy other blood cells.
HLH may be inherited or caused by
certain conditions or diseases, including infections,
immunodeficiency (inability of the body to fight
infections), and cancer. Also called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.