Case 15

Joel David, Anne Miller, Anushka Soni and Lyn Williamson

in Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199587506
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753442 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 15

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A one-year-old child presented to the paediatric on-call team with a 5-week history of high spiking temperatures, weight loss, marked irritability, a widespread rash, and a limp. On examination, his heart rate was 140 beats/min and his temperature was 38.2°C. Chest examination was otherwise normal. He had hepatomegaly and symmetrical bilateral wrist swelling.

Chapter.  1275 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Rheumatology

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