familial Mediterranean fever, autosomal dominant

familial Mediterranean fever, autosomal dominant

An autosomal dominant condition (OMIM:134610) characterised by periodic fever, serosal inflammation and pain in the abdomen, chest or joints (as seen in the autosomal recessive form of FMF) which is associated with renal amyloidosis and characterised by colchicine unresponsiveness.

Molecular pathology
Defects in MEFV cause both the autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive forms of Familial Mediterranean fever.
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