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What are the symptoms of adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD)?

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  • A fever that comes on quickly once per day, usually in the afternoon or evening
  • Joint pain, warmth, and swelling
  • A salmon pink-colored skin rash that usually comes and goes with the fever
  • Severe muscle aches, which also may ebb with the fever
  • A sore throat
  • Abdominal pain and swelling
  • Pain when taking a deep breath
  • Swollen glands
  • Unexplained weight loss

Less common symptoms include:

Call your doctor if you have any of the less common symptoms.

From: Adult-Onset Still's Disease WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 09/13/2018

SOURCES: 

International Still's Disease Foundation web site. "Adult-Onset Still's Disease." "Still's Disease FAQs." "Treatment for Still's Disease." 

Arthritis Foundation website. "Still's Disease." 

MedlinePlus website. "Medical Encyclopedia: Adult Still's Disease." 

Arthritis Foundation. "Still's Disease." 

MedlinePlus. "Medical Encyclopedia: Adult Still's Disease." 

Still's Foundation. "Still's Disease FAQs" and "Treatment for Still's Disease." 

Orphanet. "Adult-onset Still's disease." 

FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

SOURCES: 

International Still's Disease Foundation web site. "Adult-Onset Still's Disease." "Still's Disease FAQs." "Treatment for Still's Disease." 

Arthritis Foundation website. "Still's Disease." 

MedlinePlus website. "Medical Encyclopedia: Adult Still's Disease." 

Arthritis Foundation. "Still's Disease." 

MedlinePlus. "Medical Encyclopedia: Adult Still's Disease." 

Still's Foundation. "Still's Disease FAQs" and "Treatment for Still's Disease." 

Orphanet. "Adult-onset Still's disease." 

FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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