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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-38

Intermittent high-spiking fever, muscle and joint pain with sudden chest pain: Adult-onset still's disease?


Department of Cardiology, Aviation General Hospital, China Medical University, Beijing, China

Correspondence Address:
Peng Dong
Department of Cardiology, Aviation General Hospital, China Medical University, No. 3, Beiyuan Road, Chaoyang, Beijing 100012
China
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_1_19

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Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a clinical syndrome characterized by long-term intermittent fever, transient polymorphic rash, arthritis or arthralgia, pharyngalgia, and accompanied by systemic involvements. The pathophysiology of AOSD has recently been classified as a complex autoinflammatory disease. Sometimes it is necessary to differentiate from coronary heart disease. In recent years, anakinra has been used to treat AOSD with promising results.


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