Division of Rheumatology News and Updates

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Multidisciplinary Task Force Develops Clinical Recommendations for Rare, Life-Threatening Hyperinflammatory Syndromes

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) are overlapping hyperinflammatory syndromes that involve disorganization and malfunction of the immune system, leading to widespread inflammation and organ damage. The conditions can progress rapidly, making early identification and management key for preventing organ failure and death.

How to Prevent Tick Bites

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Father and son hiking in the woods

For families spending time outdoors this summer, ticks pose a big health risk. Find out how to best protect your family and what to do if your child is bitten.