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Acta clinica Belgica

Publication date: 2014-08
Volume: 69 Pages: 305 -
ISSN: 1784-3286, 2295-3337 PMID: 24942976
DOI: 10.1179/0001551214Z.00000000076
Publisher: Taylor & Francis


Pothen, L
Rouvière, H ; Poncin, R ; Michaux, Lucienne ; Damoiseau, Ph ; Lambert, M


Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Medicine, General & Internal, General & Internal Medicine, Systemic capillary leak syndrome, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, PATIENT, DISEASE, SERUM, SHOCK, Systemic capillary leak syndrome,, Aged, Capillary Leak Syndrome, Female, Humans, Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse, 1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics


We report on a 75-year-old woman who presented with recurrent episodes of hypotension, anasarca, renal failure, hypoalbuminaemia without proteinuria, suggestive of systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS). Further investigations led to a diagnosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Secondary SCLS associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma is reviewed.