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    Anti-TNF agents in familial Mediterranean fever: report of three cases and review of the literature
    News, published 1 day 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 4 days 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 12 days 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 12 days 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..

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    Normal autonomic nervous system responses in uncomplicated familial Mediterranean fever: a comparative case-control study.
    News, published 15 days ago

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    There is a paucity of knowledge regarding the autonomic nervous system function in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). Therefore, our aim was to evaluate autonomic responses in patients with FMF using complementary tests...

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    Pharmacokinetics Study of Colchicine in Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Patients
    News, published about 1 month ago

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    ...The primary objective of this study is to evaluate and compare the steady-state pharmacokinetics of multiple oral doses of colchicine sprinkle capsules administered to pediatric and adult FMF patients...

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    Febbre Mediterranea Familiare, una malattia "antica"
    News, published about 1 month ago

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    La FMF fa parte di un gruppo di malattie rare, definite auto infiammatorie. Ne soffrono circa un migliaio di persone in Italia, concentrate in particolare nelle regioni del Sud. Ma il dato è sottostimato, vista la difficoltà di una diagnosi immediata.

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    Vascular comorbidities in familial Mediterranean fever
    News, published about 1 month ago

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    Abstract
    Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a common hereditary autoinflammatory disorder characterized by recurrent febrile attacks and polyserositis. The MEditerranean FeVer (MEFV) gene missense mutations altering the structure...
     

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    Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Behçet's disease and other autoinflammatory conditions
    News, published 2 months ago

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    Links to free, full text articles on FMF. With articles including:

    Association of familial mediterranean fever and celiac disease in a 14-year-old girl with recurrent arthritis

    Relapsing polychondritis in a patient with familial Mediterranean fever and amyloidosis

    Familial Mediterranean fever. A bird`s eye review of the recent literature

    ...any many more!

    Articles from 2006 here: http://www.clinexprheumatol.org/a.asp?IDArchivio=71&Free=1

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    Shar-Pei dogs and FMF
    News, published 2 months ago

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    Though more research is needed, the HA pathway may represent a new trigger for the 60% of repetitive human fever illnesses without a known cause, such as Familial Mediterranean Fever. The Broad/Uppsala team is now following up on this potential link in human patients.