Macrophage activation syndrome in systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis successfully treated with cyclosporine

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A macrophage activation syndrome, possibly related to methotrexate toxicity, developed in a boy with systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Corticosteroid administration was ineffective, whereas a prompt response to cyclosporine was observed. Two months later, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-278
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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