Adult onset Still’s disease – a case report

Authors: M. Skácelová;  P. Horák
Authors‘ workplace: III. interní klinika – nefrologická, revmatologická a endokrinologická FN a LF UP Olomouc
Published in: Čes. Revmatol., 20, 2012, No. 4, p. 198-202.
Category: Case Report


Adult onset Still’s disease (AODS) is an autoinflammatory disease with variety of clinical features, such as fever, arthritis, skin rash, lymfadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly etc. Differential diagnosis is difficult and based on exclusion of infectious, tumorous or autoimmune diseases. In therapy glucocorticoids are used, if there is lack of effect, DMARDs or biologic therapy are used.

Key words:
Adult onset Still’s disease, fever of unknown etiology, glucocorticoids, biologic therapy, anakinra


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