Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 9th, 2004
"Adult-onset Still disease (AOSD) is an uncommon systemic inflammatory disorder that is characterized by quotidian fever, articular manifestations, neutrophilic leukocytosis, and maculopapular rash. The etiology of the disease is unknown, however, an infectious cause has been suggested," investigators in England say.
"Here we describe a patient in whom neutrophilic urticaria was the cutaneous manifestation of AOSD. In addition, the patient suffered from chronic hepatitis B infection that may be a potential trigger factor of AOSD," wrote T. Gambichler and colleagues, Oldchurch...
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