Still's disease


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Still's disease

[′stilz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in which involvement of the viscera is prominent. Also known as Chauffard-Still disease.
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A case report of a patient with refractory adult-onset Still's disease who was successfully treated with tocilizumab over 6 years.
When Robert was first diagnosed with Still's disease, education and support were limited, and acceptance of this abnormality was narrower.
Adult-Onset Still's Disease and cytomegalovirus infection.
Adult-onset Still's disease, which is characterized by nonspecific clinical findings, such as high fever, arthritis, and rash, should be included in our differential diagnosis of FUO.
Breast cancer with systemic manifestations mimicking Still's disease.
Adult-onset Still's disease was diagnosed on the basis of clinical and laboratory criteria.
Patients with other inflammatory diseases were also reported in decreasing frequency as follows: ITP (n=8), APS (n=5), Sjogren's syndrome (n=5), polymyositis (n=4), Wegener's granulomatosis (n=3), autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) (n=2), scleroderma (n=2), Still's disease (n=1), dermatomyositis (n=1), pemphigus vulgaris (n=1), bullous pemphigoid (n=1), ankylosing spondylitis (n=1), polyarteritis nodosa (n=1), and sickle cell disease (n=1).
Efficacy of abatacept in a refractory case of adult-onset Still's disease.
Adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) shares many features with sJIA, including spiking fevers; arthritis and arthralgias; evanescent rashes; and elevated CRP, ferritin levels, and white blood cell counts.
Adult-onset Still's disease seems to be one of the systemic rheumatological diseases that cause this syndrome.
Others who spoke of what they believe are the harmful health effects of receiving the AVA anthrax vaccine included Margaret McFann, an Air Force major diagnosed with lupus, and Frank Fisher, MD, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel diagnosed with Still's disease, a rare illness marked by high, spiky fevers, rash, and joint pain, which may lead to chronic arthritis.
These connective tissue diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), adult Still's disease, polyarteritis nodosa, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease, temporal arteritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica may be determined in FUO etiology due to their non-specific presentations.