Adult still disease suspected as infectious mononucleosis

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Abstract

A 18-year-old woman presented with complaints of sore throat and fever. Infectious mononucleosis was firstly suspected and examinations were conducted for remittent fever, sore throat and hepatic dysfunction. However, even one week later, she showed no recover. After infectious disease, malignant tumor, and collagenosis were denied, adult Still disease was diagnosed. This disease is characterized by fever, eruption, arthralgia, and sore throat, hepatic dysfunction, and usually diagnosed and treated by internists. However, otolaryngologists should aware of this disease because their similar characteristic of both diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)885-888
Number of pages4
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Tokyo)
Volume80
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Nov 21 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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