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Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-receptor associated periodic syndrome; constellation of disease characterized by prolonged attacks of high fever and severe localized inflammation.
abbreviation for tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome. See familial periodic fever.
periodic fever, familial, autosomal dominantA hereditary periodic fever syndrome (OMIM:142680) characterised by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, localised tender skin lesions and myalgia. The main complication is amyloidosis, which occurs in 25% of cases.
Caused by defects of TNFRSF1A, which encodes a major receptor for TNF-alpha that activates NF-kappaB, mediates apoptosis and regulates inflammation.
devices for the trapping of wild animals. Mostly used with an attractant, varying with the target species. Once in the target area the trap is sprung. The trap may be a limb snare, frowned on in many circles now, a cage with a dropdown door, a net dropped from above or fired from a gun, a sticky surface, a funneled entrance to a cage and so on.