Aseptic meningitis in adult onset Still’s disease


Adult onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a systemic inflammatory disease characterized by high-fevers, articular involvement, maculopapular rash, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, and a neutrophilic leukocytosis. Though systemic complications of AOSD or its treatment are well described in the literature, CNS involvement in AOSD is exceedingly rare and can have protean manifestations. We present a patient with AOSD who developed chronic meningitis and sensorineural hearing loss on treatment, with a review of prior reported cases of aseptic meningitis, to highlight this rare complication of this uncommon illness.

DOI: 10.1007/s00296-010-1529-8

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@article{Veetil2010AsepticMI, title={Aseptic meningitis in adult onset Still’s disease}, author={Bharath Manu Akkara Veetil and Alan Yee and Kenneth J. Warrington and Allen J. Aksamit and Thomas G Mason}, journal={Rheumatology International}, year={2010}, volume={32}, pages={4031-4034} }