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Table 1 Demographic data and clinical characteristics of patients with adult-onset Still's disease and healthy controls

From: Germinal center kinase-like kinase (GLK/MAP4K3) expression is increased in adult-onset Still's disease and may act as an activity marker

Characteristics Adult-onset Still's disease (n = 24) Healthy controls (n = 12)
Age at study entry (years) 33.3 ±9.9 32.4 ±8.2
Proportion of females 15 (62.5%) 8 (66.7%)
Fever (≥38°C) 24 (100%) NA
Evanescent rash 20 (83.3%) NA
Sore throat 17 (70.8%) NA
Arthritis 15 (62.5%) NA
Lymphadenopathy 10 (41.7%) NA
Liver dysfunctiona 10 (41.7%) NA
Hepatosplenomegaly 6 (25.0%) NA
Clinical activity score 5.83 ±1.34 NA
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 3.3 ±0.4 NA
Ferritin levels (μg/L) 692.9 ±103.6 NA
Soluble IL-2R levels (pg/mL) 563.5 ±87.5 NA
  1. Data are presented as mean ±SD or number (percentage). aLiver dysfunction was defined as alanine aminotransferase level 40 IU/L. NA: not applicable; IL-2R: interleukin-2 receptor.