Mutations in the gene for familial Mediterranean fever: Do they predispose to inflammation?


Ozen S., Bakkaloglu A., Yilmaz E., Duzova A. , Balci B., Topaloglu R., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.30, ss.2014-2018, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2014-2018

Özet

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.