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periodic

 [pe″re-od´ik]
repeated or recurring at intervals.
periodic fever a hereditary condition characterized by repetitive febrile episodes and systemic symptoms, occurring in precise or irregular cycles of days, weeks, or months. See also familial periodic fever.

per·i·od·ic fe·ver

an obsolete term introduced to describe the intermittent febrile episodes seen in disease later recognized and named familial Mediterranean fever.

periodic fever

1. A rise of temperature occurring repeatedly at intervals.
2. An AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE inherited condition causing recurrent attacks of fever. Also known as familial Mediterranean fever.
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Rigante et al., "Basic characteristics of adults with periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenopathy syndrome in comparison with the typical pediatric expression of disease," Mediators of Inflammation, vol.
Kilic, "Is colchicine more effective to prevent periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis episodes in Mediterranean fever gene variants?" Pediatrics International, vol.
Periodic Fever Syndromes are a group of diseases that cause serious recurrent fever and pathogenic inflammation through non-infectious activation of the immune system.
The Breakthrough Designations were granted based on the Phase III trial ("Canakinumab Pivotal UmbreUa Study in Three Hereditary Periodic Fevers").
[4] Kyvsgaard N, Mikkelsen T, Korsholm J, Veirum JE, Herlin T Periodic fever associated with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis.
Unlike a fever of unknown origin, recurrent and periodic fevers occur regularly in repeated cycles or intermittently over a period of time.
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