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adult Still's disease

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Adult Still's disease is a diagnosis of exlusion in a patient with systemic upset, fever, rash and arthralgia.

Typically the patient is a young adult, 75% are between 16 and 35, although patients over 60 have been reported. The sexes are affected equally.

The disease is rare, with a prevelence of 1 in 100,000 (1).

Reference:

  • Evans, RH et al. (1997). Pyrexia of unknown origin. (Grand Round). BMJ. 314, 583-6.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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