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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:
* congenital anomaly
* other medically important event
In a retrospective study of eight adult patients treated between March 2014 and March 2016 in Austria, four adult patients including one woman [ages at the time of reactions onsets not stated; not all sexes stated] were described, who developed haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation or cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation during treatment with prednisone, anakinra or unspecified antifungal therapy [duration of treatments to reactions onsets not stated; not all routes, dosages and outcomes stated].
Patient 1: The woman, who had anti-synthetase syndrome, was diagnosed with HLH. Subsequently, she was hospitalised and started receiving treatment with SC anakinra injection thrice daily along with immune-globulin and ganciclovir....
- Wohlfarth P, et al. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Anakinra, Intravenous Immunoglobulin, and Corticosteroids in the Management of Critically Ill Adult Patients With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 34: 723-731, No. 9, Sep 2019. Available from: URL: http://doi.org/10.1177/0885066617711386 - Austria