Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
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ISSN: 2329-8731

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Helen R

Helen R


  • Case Report
    Non Infectious Cavitary Lung Lesions in a Patient with Adult Onset Still’s Disease: A Case Report
    Author(s): Mitchell S and Helen RMitchell S and Helen R

    Acute Onset Still’s Disease (AOSD) is a disease of immunologic and hematologic dysfunction, whereby a percentage of cases develop further into Macrophage Activating Syndrome (MAS). This patient is a 35 year old Caucasian male with Acute Onset Still’s Disease without MAS was hospitalized for multiple cavitary lung lesions. Lesions included a larger estimated 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm cavitary lesion in the Right Middle Lobe and smaller estimated 1.3 x 1.4 cm and 1.8 x 1.2 cm lesions in the Left Lower Lobe of the lungs. The larger lesion was seen on chest X-ray a further detailed on a chest CT scan, which revealed the remaining two smaller pulmonary lesions. The patient experienced undulating fevers as high as 101°F. The patient was put on isolation and received serial blood cultures, sputum cultures, acid fast stains of sputum, urine cultures, viral film array serology all result.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-8731.1000145

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