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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 349521, 3 pages
Adult-Onset Still’s Disease Masquerading as Sepsis in an Asplenic Active Duty Soldier
1Department of Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road Honolulu, HI 96859, USA
2Department of Rheumatology, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96859, USA
3Department of Infectious Disease, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96859, USA
Received 10 September 2012; Revised 22 October 2012; Accepted 29 October 2012
Academic Editor: Jagdish Butany
Copyright © 2012 Nathan T. Jaqua et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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