Case of the week 02/2018

First application of CVVHDF, plasmapheresis and „CytoSorb adsorber“ to solve a pediatric haemophagocytic histyocytosis case
Milella L. and M. T. Ficarella
General Neonatal and Pediatric Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Hospital “Giovanni XXIII Bari, Italy

This case study reports on a 4-year-old female pediatric patient (19 kg) who was admitted to the pediatric ICU in a very critical clinical condition with fever (38.4°C), tachycardia (>150 bpm), hypotension (BP <60 mmHg), respiratory distress (SvO2 <50%) and cardiovascular instability.

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