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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 is the most frequently seen periodic fever syndrome in our country.
Mutations in the gene encoding mevalonate kinase cause hyper-IgD and periodic fever syndrome.
Etanercept and anakinra can prolong febrile episodes in patients with hyperimmunoglobulin D and periodic fever syndrome.
First report of systemic reactive (AA) amyloidosis in a patient with the hyperimmunglobulinemia D with periodic fever syndrome.
We presented two cases of PFAPA syndromes and reviewed periodic fever syndromes.
Ryan, seven, of Hartlepool suffers periodic fever syndrome.
Mutations in MVK, encoding mevalonate kinase, cause hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D and periodic fever syndrome.
The hyperimmunoglobulinemia D and periodic fever syndrome is proposed to be caused by a defect in the activity of mevalonate kinase enzyme which is involved in cholesterol and non-sterol isoprenoid biosynthesis.
The hyperimmunoglobulinemia-D and periodic fever syndrome (HIDS) is an autosomal, recessive, inherited, autoinflammatory syndrome characterized by recurrent fever attacks, abdominal pain, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions and joint involvement.
Jasmin, six, of Billingham, suffers from pulmonary hypertension, Ryan, six, of Hartlepool, suffers periodic fever syndrome, and Mohin, ten, of Acklam, has undergone 35 operations in his short life.
The six-year-old suffers with periodic fever syndrome, an intestinal disorder which affects only four people in the UK.
These include particle-induced sterile inflammation (as is seen in gout and asbestosis), hereditary periodic fever syndromes, and metabolic diseases like diabetes and atherosclerosis.