Cyclosporine for adult onset Still's disease flare with hepatic dysfunction

Feng Yeh Song, Deng Ho Yang, Tsung Yun Hou, Deh Ming Chang, San Yuan Kuo, Hung Chen

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We report on a 27 year-old man with adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) who had a flare after two years of management with methotrexate (MTX) and prednisolone. The clinical manifestations included hepatitis, jaundice, fever and atypical skin rash. Because of hepatitic dysfucntion, cyclosporine was prescribed instead of MTX. After therapy with cyclosporine, the patient recovered with improved liver enzymes and clinical features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Adult onset Still's disease
  • Cyclosporine
  • Hepatic dysfunction
  • Methotrexate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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