MEFV mutation frequency and effect on disease severity in ankylosing spondylitis


Maras Y., AKDOĞAN A., Kisacik B., KILIÇ L., YILMAZ E., TUFAN A., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.2, pp.203-207, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1304-140
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-207
  • Keywords: Familial Mediterranean fever, ankylosing spondylitis, familial Mediterranean fever gene, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, FAMILIAL MEDITERRANEAN FEVER, INCREASED PREVALENCE, GENE, ARTHRITIS, SPONDYLOARTHRITIS, ASSOCIATION, INDEX, M694V

Abstract

Background/aim: To define the frequency of familial Mediterranean fever gene (MEFV) mutations in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and describe different clinical aspects of MEFV mutation carrier and noncarrier AS patients.