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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 537613, 5 pages
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adult-Onset Still’s Disease: Rapid Response to Anakinra
Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, P.O. Box 481, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Received 30 April 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012
Academic Editors: R. Aminov and S. Hamoud
Copyright © 2012 Marc Campos and Elena Schiopu. 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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