A new set of criteria for the diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever in childhood

Yalcinkaya F., ÖZEN S. , Ozcakar Z. B. , Aktay N., Cakar N., DÜZOVA A. , ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.48, no.4, pp.395-398, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken509
  • Title of Journal : RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-398


Objectives. Several sets of criteria mainly for adults have been proposed for the diagnosis of FMF. The aim of the present study is to validate the most widely used diagnostic Tel Hashomer criteria in children and to establish a new set of criteria for use in childhood.