Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adult-Onset Still's Disease: Rapid Response to Anakinra

@inproceedings{Campos2012PulmonaryAH,
  title={Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adult-Onset Still's Disease: Rapid Response to Anakinra},
  author={Marc Campos and Elena Schiopu},
  booktitle={Case reports in rheumatology},
  year={2012}
}
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a rare inflammatory condition characterized by spiking quotidian fever, rash, chronic arthralgia, leukocytosis, and occasional pulmonary involvement such as pleural effusion and transient pulmonary infiltrates. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare pulmonary complication of AOSD, and we are aware of only 5 cases reported in the literature. We report the case of a 27-year-old woman of Middle Eastern descent, with a 7-year history of AOSD, who… CONTINUE READING
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