Successful treatment with plasma exchange in adult-onset Still's disease with hyper-IL-18-naemia and hyperallergic state.

@article{Ito2008SuccessfulTW,
  title={Successful treatment with plasma exchange in adult-onset Still's disease with hyper-IL-18-naemia and hyperallergic state.},
  author={Tomoki Ito and Yoshio Ozaki and Keiko Shimamoto and Hideki Amuro and Tsutomu Tanijiri and Takashi Yokoi and Yonsu Son and Kenichirou Tajima and Shirou Fukuhara},
  journal={Modern rheumatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={407-10}
}
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a rheumatoid disorder characterized by high fever, polyarthritis, leukocytosis, hyperferritinaemia, and mild liver involvement. We describe the case of a patient with AOSD with severe liver dysfunction. His serum levels of interleukin-10 and 18 showed a similar trend to his disease activity. Drug lymphocyte stimulation… CONTINUE READING