The Journal of rheumatology, vol.30, no.9, pp.2014-8, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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The Journal of rheumatology
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familial Mediterranean fever, carrier frequency, juvenile arthritis, BEHCETS-DISEASE, MEFV MUTATIONS, FREQUENCY, CARRIER, FMF, ADVANTAGE, SPECTRUM
Objective. To analyze 70 individuals who were found to have the Mediterranean fever (MEFV) gene for the presence of definite familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and to assess if they were prone to clinical and laboratory inflammation. We also prospectively evaluated 72 patients with childhood rheumatic diseases for the presence of MEFV mutations.