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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 13. No. 3, 2008

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2008;13:174-179

Case Report

Macrophage Activation Syndrome After Initiation of Corticosteroid and Etanercept in a Patient with Adult Onset Still's Disease

CMS Yip, TL Lee, HB Chan, YL Lau


Macrophage activation syndrome is a life threatening complication of rheumatic diseases. We report a patient with adult onset Still's disease who developed macrophage activation syndrome and serious infections after starting high dose steroid and etanercept treatment.

Keyword : Adult onset Still's disease; Etanercept; Macrophage activation syndrome

Abstract in Chinese


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