Adult Onset Still’s Disease: A Rare Cause of FeverCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Divendu Bhushan,
Q. No. 111, T4, B1, Aiims Residential Complex, Khagaul, Patna-801105, Bihar, India.
Fever remains a challenge for physicians, more so when it lasts a month. Although infections remain the most common cause, non-infective causes should also be looked for. Adult Onset Still’s Disease (AOSD) is a rare cause of fever. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. Here, we present the case report of a young male patient, admitted with high grade fever, for more than a month and after excluding infective causes and common autoimmune diseases we kept the possibility of Still’s disease. He was treated with steroid pulse therapy followed by oral steroid. He was on follow-up for six months and is doing well.
Multisystem inflammatory disorder, Pyrexia of unknown origin, Serum ferritin
Divendu Bhushan, Prashant Kumar, Abhishek Verma. ADULT ONSET STILL’S DISEASE: A RARE CAUSE OF FEVER. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 May [cited: 2019 May 22 ]; 13:OD04-OD05. Available from
Date of Submission: Mar 10, 2019
Date of Peer Review: Apr 06, 2019
Date of Acceptance: Apr 22, 2019
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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