disease after hepatitis A and B
CASE REPORT: The authors report a case of adult Still's disease apparently triggered by hepatitis A and B vaccination. The patient was a 38-year- old woman who presented with fever, hepatitis, pneumonitis and neurologic symptoms, compatible with the diagnosis of adult Still's disease.
DISCUSSION: The authors
discuss the rarity of systemic diseases triggered by such vaccination, the link
between hepatitis B virus and some vasculitis, and the possibility for
viral bacterial infections to trigger adult Still's disease.
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