Sustained hyperferritinemia in a child with macrophage activation syndrome secondary to systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis - perforinopathy: case based review.

Cakan M., Aktay-Ayaz N., Gemici H., Annayev A., Citak A. , Akcay A. , ...Daha Fazla

The Turkish journal of pediatrics, cilt.60, sa.5, ss.598-603, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 60 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.24953/turkjped.2018.05.022
  • Dergi Adı: The Turkish journal of pediatrics
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.598-603


Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis and characterized by arthritis and many systemic features like fever, rash, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy and serositis. Macrophage activation syndrome is the most dreadful complication of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and can cause mortality and morbidity if not recognized and treated early and aggressively.