Neutrophilic Pleocytosis in Cerebrospinal Fluid: Adult-onset Still's Disease

Fehmi TABAK, Melike TANVERDI, Resat OZARAS, All MERT, Zeynep TARTAN, Recep OZTURK, Yildirim AKTUGLU
2003 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
Wedescribe a unique patient whose clinical and laboratory findings fulfill diagnostic criteria of adult onset Still's disease and at the same time, this case was complicated by aseptic meningitis with neutrophilic pleocytosis in cerebrospinal fluid, as well as sensorineural hearing loss. The symptoms of the patient improved greatly with prednisolone therapy. Somestudies in the literature suggest that this disease maylead to aseptic meningitis with neutrophilic pleocytosis.
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.42.1039 fatcat:fcvo4w7pujdehash54nzf4hp5e