High-resolution CT findings of macrophage activation syndrome: A case report

U. Tateishi, H. Nishihara, M. Okano, R. Kobayashi, I. Kobayashi, N. Fujita

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Abstract

Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a rare disorder characterised by benign, reactive, excessive, well-differentiated macrophage proliferation, secondary to an immune dysregulation in response to some triggering agents such as viral infection. We report a 3-year-old girl with MAS and pulmonary involvement. This is the first radiographic description of MAS on high-resolution CT.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)699-701
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Radiology
Volume30
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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