Case 26-1973: Fever and Rash in a Girl with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Presentation of Case An 11-year-old girl was admitted to the hospital because of fever and a rash. She was well until 15 months previously, when anorexia occurred, with a daily rise of the temperature as high as 39.4°C, a generalized erythematous rash and a weight loss of 5 kg. Two months later arthralgias developed, with swelling of the fingers and ankles, a fleeting erythematous macular rash over much of the body and uveitis. She was seen at this hospital, where tests for rheumatoid factor and antinuclear antibody and an L.E.-cell test were negative. A diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis was. © 1973, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cabot, RC; Castleman, B; Scully, RE; Mcneely, BU; Masters, R; Robboy, SJ

Published Date

  • June 28, 1973

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 288 / 26

Start / End Page

  • 1400 - 1404

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1533-4406

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-4793

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM197306282882612

Citation Source

  • Scopus