Macrophage activation syndrome

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 672

A RARE CASE OF MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME IN A PATIENT WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: A 21M with a PMHx of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis on chronic prednisone and Ilaris presented with fevers and diarrhea. He was seen by his rheumatologist on morning of presentation for his monthly Ilaris [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:07-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME IN A PATIENT WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 602

Fatal Macrophage Activation Syndrome in the Setting of Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder

Case Presentation: A 53 yo female presented with a subacute syndrome of intermittent fevers, fatigue, heliotrope rash, weight loss, fingertip necrosis, and nodular skin lesions. Skin biopsy was positive for septal and lobular granulomatous panniculitis. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Fatal Macrophage Activation Syndrome in the Setting of Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder

HM2018 Abstract Number: 513

ADULT STILL’S DISEASE WITH HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old previously healthy female presented with a two-week history of intermittent fever with non-pruritic rash, generalized myalgias and arthralgia, weakness, and chest pain. Her exam revealed temperature of 39.3 degrees Celsius, anterior [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ADULT STILL’S DISEASE WITH HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS