After excluding other diseases, must have 5 (at least 2 major.)
Major criteria: Temperature > 39⁰C for > 1 week; Leukocytosis > 10,000/mm3 with > 80% PMNs; Rash; Arthralgias > 2 weeks.
Minor criteria: Sore throat; Enlarged lymph nodes; Splenomegaly
-Adult Onset Still’s Disease. In: Kelley’s Textbook of Rheumatology, 8th ed. (MDConsult)
Yamaguchi’s criteria is most commonly used; it demonstrated 90% sensitivity in one study-higher than other criteria sets.
Repost of Mar 28, 2011