periodic fever syndrome

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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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Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the prototype of autoinflammatory syndromes characterized by recurrent fever and serositis attacks which resolve spontaneously within 72 hours.
Germline mutations in the extracellular domains of the 55kDa TFN receptor, TFNR1, define a family of dominantly inherited autoinflammatory syndromes.
Mutation of a new gene encoding a putative pyrin-like protein causes familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome and Muckle-Wells syndrome.
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Germline mutations in the extracellular domains of the 55 kDa TNF receptor, TNFR1, define a family of dominantly inherited autoinflammatory syndromes.