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Disease Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Name Macrophage Activation Syndrome
Synonym Syndrome, Macrophage Activation
Definition A serious complication of childhood systemic inflammatory disorders that is thought to be caused by excessive activation and proliferation of T-LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES. It is seen predominantly in children with systemic onset JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS.
Categories Immune system disease
MeSH® ID D055501

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DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Immunoproliferative Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphoproliferative Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Macrophage Activation Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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