Macrophage activation syndrome in an inadequately treated patient with systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

@article{Juneja2009MacrophageAS,
  title={Macrophage activation syndrome in an inadequately treated patient with systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis.},
  author={Mansi Juneja and Rachit Jain and Devendra Mishra},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 28},
  pages={411-3}
}
Macrophage activation syndrome is a rare and potentially life threatening complication of childhood rheumatic disorders. It is described most commonly with systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (soJIA). The major clinical manifestations are non-remitting fever, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, bleeding diathesis, altered mental status and rash… CONTINUE READING