Adult-onset Still’s disease: how to make a diagnosis in an atypical case

@article{Hu2011AdultonsetSD,
  title={Adult-onset Still’s disease: how to make a diagnosis in an atypical case},
  author={Qinjin Hu and Zhencheng Yan and Jian Zhong},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={3299-3302}
}
Adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a complicated multi-systemic inflammatory disease, the main features of which are high spiking fever, evanescent rash, polyarthralgia, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly and leukocytosis. The pathogenesis and etiology of AOSD are still unknown. We report a case of atypical AOSD presenting with only arthralgia, fever, lymphadenopathy, slightly elevated serum C-reactive protein and ferritin levels and a slightly elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate; these… CONTINUE READING