You should be able to:

  • Explain the common aetiologies of HLH (primary and secondary)
  • Summarise the clinical features of HLH and when to suspect it in critically ill patients
  • Describe the clinical scores and laboratory tests that are useful in diagnosing HLH
  • Explain the pathophysiological mechanisms that can underlie HLH
  • Summarise the key management principles in treating HLH and drugs that are commonly used