TAFRO syndrome with primary Sjogren's syndrome.

  title={TAFRO syndrome with primary Sjogren's syndrome.},
  author={Nozomi Iwanaga and Kohei Harada and Yoshika Tsuji and Chieko Kawahara and Kazuhiro Kurohama and Yasumori Izumi and Shinichiro Yoshida and Keita Fujikawa and Masahiro Ito and Atsushi Kawakami and Kiyoshi Migita},
  journal={Nihon Rinsho Men'eki Gakkai kaishi = Japanese journal of clinical immunology},
  volume={39 5},
A 25-year-old woman diagnosed 1 year earlier with Primary Sjogren's syndrome was admitted to a nearby hospital with fever of unknown origin. Examination revealed anasarca, systemic lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly and high C-reactive protein level. The patient's symptoms were initially suspected to be caused by severe bacterial infection with Sjogren's syndrome flare. She was given antibiotics and prednisolone (PSL) at 50 mg/day. However, the patient developed anemia and thrombocytopenia and… CONTINUE READING