Avascular necrosis of the femoral head foreshadowing familial Mediterranean fever: apropos of three cases

Onat A., Ozcakar L., Ureten K., Kiraz S., Ertenli I., Calguneri M.

CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.24, sa.2, ss.155-157, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10067-004-0986-4
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.155-157


We reported here on three patients in whom the diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever was established after avascular necrosis of the femoral head had been detected. The pathogenesis and the management of this rare concomitance are discussed in the light of the relevant literature.