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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Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS) are a rare, autoinflammatory disease group that generally has autosomal dominant inheritance.
A DNA test to detect Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID) is now available, thanks to the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC).
Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive and autoinflammatory disease, characterized with inflammation of serous membranes such as peritoneum, pleura, synovium with fever and pain.
Moreover, a positive association with other CARD15/NOD2 gene polymorphisms has been recently described in a systemic syndrome, termed NOD2-associated autoinflammatory disease [9].
Other topics include the evolution of gene regulation in humans, the properties of long non-coding RNAs that regulate chromatin, the developmental origins of common disease: epigenetic contributions to obesity, old dogs and new tricks: monogenic autoinflammatory disease unleashed, defining the clinical value of a genomic diagnosis in the era of next-generation sequencing, and broad consent for genome research and biobanking: perspectives from low-income and middle-income countries.
Acute gout is an autoinflammatory disease and an intensely painful and disabling inflammatory arthritis involving one or several joints.
Systemic JIA, however, is an autoinflammatory disease driven by abnormalities of the innate immune system, with neutrophils and macrophages playing the major pathogenic roles.
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.