Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a rare life-threatening complication that sometimes occurs in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other connective tissue diseases. This syndrome is universally fatal without treatment, and therefore, prompt diagnosis and initiation of treatment is of vital importance.
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Gopalarathinam, Rajesh; Chirumamilla, Vamsee; and Vaidyanathan, Balachandran
"Macrophage Activation Syndrome as a Complication of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in an Adult Male,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol6/iss2/7