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November 2, 1984

Leukopenia in Still's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Section of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans.

JAMA. 1984;252(17):2450-2452. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03350170052019

Two patients, one a 14-year-old girl and the other a 20-year-old man, with typical manifestations of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis had leukopenia and thrombocytopenia, two heretofore unreported findings. The presence of leukopenia should not be used to exclude a diagnosis of Still's disease.

(JAMA 1984;252:2450-2452)