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Table 2 Yamaguchi’s and Fautrel’s criteria met by patient

From: Adult onset Still’s disease in the elderly: a case-based literature review

Yamaguchi’s criteria [4]
At least 5 criteria including 2 major criteria
Criteria met by our case Fautrel’s criteria [5]
4 major or 3 major and 2 minor criteria
Criteria met by our case
Major:   Major:  
• Fever > 39 °C, lasting 1 week or longer
• Arthralgia or arthritis, lasting 2 weeks or longer
• Typical rash
• Leukocytosis > 10,000/mm3 with > 80% polymorphonuclear cells
+
+
-a
+
Spiking fever ≥39 °C
Arthralgia
Transient erythema
Pharyngitis
Polymorphonuclear cells ≥80%
Glycosylated ferritin ≤20%
+
+
+a
-
+
Minor:   Minor:  
• Sore throat
• Lymphadenopathy
• Hepatomegaly or splenomegaly
• Abnormal liver function tests
• Negative tests for antinuclear antibody and rheumatoid factor
-
+
-
+
−/+
Maculopapular rash
Leukocytosis ≥10,000/mm3
+
+
Exclusion:
• Infections
• Malignancies (mainly malignant lymphoma)
• Other rheumatic disease (mainly systemic vasculitides)
+
+
+
  
  1. aThe evanescent rash in our case presented on 2nd admission after and was pruritic, therefore not meeting the Yamaguchi’s criteria