Still's disease

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Synonyms for Still's disease

a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children

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Glucocorticoid and cyclosporine refractory adult onset Still's disease successfully treated with tocilizumab.
We have read the reply by Guzelkucuk in relation to our paper titled "Adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) mimicking acute rheumatic fever" with great interest.
On admission to tertiary care, an aetiological differential diagnosis for the pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) [1] (Table 2) included retropharyngeal abscess, Lemierre's syndrome, HIV seroconversion, and adult onset Still's disease (AOSD).
The macrophage activation syndrome (MAS), is a special form of HLH with auto immune diseases, especially juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) or adult onset Still's disease and others.
After thorough investigation he was diagnosed as Adult Onset Still's Disease, according to the Yamaguchi criteria, and methylprednisolone (40 mg/day) was initiated.
The term Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD) was introduced by Bywaters in 1971 as occurrence of seronegative polyarthritis, rash, fever and raised ESR in females in their 3rd decade of life.
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