UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Publication Date

2019-02-17

Document Type

Book Chapter

Disciplines

Immune System Diseases | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases | Viruses

Abstract

Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD) is a rare systemic inflammatory disorder characterized by daily fever, inflammatory polyarthritis, and a transient salmon-pink maculopapular rash. AOSD is alternatively known as systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Even though there is no specific diagnostic test, a serum ferritin level more than 1000ng/ml is common in AOSD.

Keywords

Adult Onset Still's Disease, Still Disease, AOSD

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Bhargava J, Panginikkod S. Still Disease. 2019 Feb 17. StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019 Jan-. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK538345/ PubMed PMID: 30855928.

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30855928

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