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    Dramatic beneficial effect of interleukin-1 inhibitor treatment in patients with familial Mediterranean fever complicated with amyloidosis and renal failure FMF complicated with amyloidosis and treated with anakinra.
    News, published 4 months ago

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    The regulation of MEFV expression and its role in health and familial Mediterranean fever
    News, published 7 months ago

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    Novel Protagonists in Autoinflammatory Arthritis of Familial Mediterranean Fever
    News, published 8 months ago

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    The familial Mediterranean fever gene as a modifier of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenopathy syndrome.
    News, published 8 months ago

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    PATIENTS AND METHODS:

    The cohort of this ongoing prospective study consisted of 124 children with PFAPA syndrome, followed in a single referral center, who were tested for MEFV mutations. Demographic data, clinical characteristics, and disease course of 65 PFAPA patients with and 59 without MEFV mutations (M+ and M-, respectively) were compared.

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    Researchers identify key to molecular signals in disease affecting Mediterranean populations
    News, published 8 months ago

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    National Institutes of Health researchers studying familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) — a rare genetic disorder that causes patients to experience seemingly unprovoked recurring episodes of fever — have discovered a novel pathway that triggers inflammation in these patients.

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    Parsing familial Mediterranean fever, beta thalassemia and Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
    News, published 9 months ago

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    The show's portrayal of familial Mediterranean fever is limited, says Dr. Wayne Grody, professor of medical genetics and molecular pathology at UCLA and a world expert in FMF.

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    Anti-TNF agents in familial Mediterranean fever: report of three cases and review of the literature
    News, published 9 months ago

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    Herein we present reports of three patients (all were positive for HLA B27) with typical spondylitis associated with FMF who were successfully managed with anti-TNF agents, along with a literature review.

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    Familial Mediterranean Fever and Hypercoagulability
    News, published 9 months ago

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    Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease which is characterized by recurrent attacks of fever and peritonitis, pleuritis, arthritis, or erysipelas-like skin disease. As such, FMF is a prototype of autoinflammatory diseases...

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    Efficacy and Safety of Canakinumab in Patients With Colchicine Resistant Familial Mediterranean Fever
    News, published 9 months ago

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    Establish the safety and efficacy of 3 months treatment with canakinumab in patients with colchicine resistant Familial Mediterranean Fever...

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    Coexistence of vasculitides with Familial Mediterranean Fever
    News, published 9 months ago

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    Abstract

    Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common autoinflammatory disease characterized by recurrent self-limited attacks of fever accompanied with peritonitis, pleuritis, or arthritis. FMF may coexist with various systemic..