Adult onset still's disease: a rare disorder

Belema O. Abbey, Dasetima D. Altraide, Bolaji I. Otike-Odibi
2018 International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences  
Adult onset disease is a variant of systemic onset juvenile idiopatic arthritis characterised by seronegative poly arthritis in association with multi systemic inflammation. it is often seen in young adults. Authors have report a case of a 28 year old male who presented to us with a predominantly systemic symptoms. patient presented with a 6 month history of high grade fever, with associated recurrent joint pains, sore throat, generalized tonic-clonic seizures and skin rashes. Patient remained
more » ... arkedly ill for most of his in-patient stay. Aesilogy is unknown, though it is currently thought that there is interplay between a genetic predisposition, an immune dysregulation and environmental play mainly infectious. Therapeutic decisions should be based on the extent and severity of organ involvement.
doi:10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20183281 fatcat:yll2pa26bzbltflvnkjgscp2ne