A senior executive of Bank of America died of a complication triggered by dengue in Mumbai, leading to a warning from specialists that doctors should study the immune system of patients suffering from the disease if the symptoms persist for 4 5 daysSanjeev Jha, 34, head of capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, died of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) at Lilavati Hospital in BandraHLH is a rapidly progressive, life threatening syndrome of excessive immune activation which triggers excessive build up of white blood cells in multiple organs of the body including neurological areas, affecting other blood cellsDoctors said the rare immunity condition with high morbidity and mortality rate is triggered by dengue and other viral infections but can be diagnosed only after multiple testssad that Jha had to die at such a young age, but HLH is an extremely specific diagnosis which need multiple opinions and specialists confirming it. The condition has high mortality and even higher morbidity if not diagnosed or treated specifically in time, said infectious diseases expert Dr Om SrivastavaJha was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on August 29. He was diagnosed with HLH only on September 5, after multiple testsDoctors said the condition was specifically more virulent in case of Jha as it affected his kidneys and liver along with multi organ involvementHe died of HLH and dengue shock syndrome at the hospital on TuesdayDr V Ravishankar, CEO of Lilavati hospital refused to comment when asked if the family had filed a case of negligenceCity doctors said that the immunological disorder is not as rare as it is believed to be by most physiciansDr Vasant Nagvekar, infectious disease specialist, said, can suspect HLH, when the fever caused by any viral or bacterial infection such as malaria, remains high, for over four to five days.
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