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periodic fever syndrome

Immunology A heterogeneous group of inherited diseases of uncertain pathogenesis, in which the diagnosis is based on clinical features rather than on specific tests. See Familial Mediterranean fever, Hyper-IgD syndrome.
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Systemic JIA, however, is an autoinflammatory disease driven by abnormalities of the innate immune system, with neutrophils and macrophages playing the major pathogenic roles.
About 100 of 100,000 children are affected by child arthritis, and of these 10-20 percent have the sJIA form, today classified as an autoinflammatory disease.
Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS) is a rare hereditary autoinflammatory disease characterized by attacks lasting 3-7 days recurring every 4-8 weeks.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a recessively inherited, periodic autoinflammatory disease characterized by chronic inflammation (1).
As FMF is an autoinflammatory disease with an ongoing inflammatory activity and as inflammation plays an important role in the development and progression of atherosclerosis in some of the rheumatic diseases, we aimed to investigate the early markers of atherosclerosis in patients with FMF by the measurements of serum PON-1 activity, MPV and MDA level.
3) Currently, I disagree with those who call Behcet's syndrome an autoinflammatory disease, (4) and I have some difficulty in classifying it with the primary vasculitides.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autoinflammatory disease inherited as an autosomal recessive condition and characterized by recurrent episodes of fever, abdominal pain, pleuritis, and arthritis (1, 2).
For that one tenth of one percent of the population that has lupus or juvenile rhematoid arthritis or some severe autoinflammatory disease, yes, they have high levels of CRP, but that's not the point.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disease, presenting with recurrent episodes of fever and polyserositis.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a hereditary autoinflammatory disease characterized by the inflammation of serous membranes (2).
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autoinflammatory disease mainly affecting populations surrounding the Mediterranean basin, with a genetic prevalence reaching 1-6% (1).