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European Journal of Dermatology


Adult-onset Still's disease following pneumococcal vaccination Article à paraître


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of General Medicine,
3 Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of medicine, Oita University, 1-1 Idaigaoka, Hasama-machi, Yufu-shi, Oita 879-5593, Japan

To the best of our knowledge, we report the first case of adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) following pneumococcal vaccination.A 66-year-old man, with no medical history of adverse reactions to influenza vaccination or haematological disorders, received a 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine by injection into his upper left arm. Immediately after, the patient developed a transient flare and swelling at the injection site. One week after the vaccination, the patient subsequently suffered [...]