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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The company said the anaSTILLs study will access and evaluate the safety of anakinra in patients with newly diagnosed Still's disease, including systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) and adult onset Still's disease (AOSD).
The Still's disease study is a phase 3 study designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Kineret in newly diagnosed adult and paediatric patients.
Cyclosporin A in the treatment of adult onset Still's disease.
Leading causes of classic pyrexia of unknown origin Infection Neoplasms Tuberculosis Lymphoma Occult bacterial abscess Renal carcinoma Endocarditis Atrial myxoma Brucellosis Infection Connective tissue Tuberculosis Still's disease Occult bacterial abscess Variants of rheumatoid arthritis Endocarditis Systemic lupus erythematosus Brucellosis Temporal arteritis Polymyalgia rheumatica Infection Other (geographical) Tuberculosis Familial Mediterranean fever Occult bacterial abscess Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease Endocarditis Melioidosis Brucellosis Pyrexia of unknown origin defined as temperature >38.
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.
Robert was an 87-year-old Maori gentleman who had Still's disease (see information box, p13) It focuses on his lifespan development, initiation of the therapeutic relationship, the barriers to communication, and the strategies and skills used.
But when I saw him while I had the plaster cast on, and he heard that the cause of my ankle problem was unknown, he immediately put two and two together and announced I had Still's Disease - a form of juvenile RA which often affects the eyes as well as joints.
7] The precipitating events include bacterial, fungal, protozoal, rheumatologic diseases, such as lupus and adult onset Still's disease.
SJIA, or Still's disease, is a rare, potentially life-threatening disorder in children that causes severe inflammation throughout the body.
Nigel, who was born with a degenerative disorder known as Still's disease, a form of rheumatoid arthritis, never let his disability stop him from leading a normal life.