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

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

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken509
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-398
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


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.