A young woman with fever and a pericardial effusion

Friso Muntinghe, De Filippi, Breedveld, Halma

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    A 19-year-old woman is presented with high-spiking fever, pericardial tamponade and respiratory failure. A diagnosis of adult onset Still's disease was made. This is a rare inflammatory disease with an unknown aetiology. The diagnosis is made by exclusion and with the help of diagnostic criteria. Treatment with corticosteroids met with a good response
    Originele taal-2English
    Pagina's (van-tot)414-415
    Aantal pagina's2
    TijdschriftNetherlands Journal of Medicine
    Nummer van het tijdschrift10
    StatusPublished - 2002

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