RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.53, no.4, pp.741-745, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
familial Mediterranean fever, amyloidosis, prevalence, RISK-FACTOR, MEFV, M694V, GENE, PROGNOSIS, GENOTYPE, FMF
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Methods. Fifteen centres from the different geographical regions of Turkey were included in the study. Detailed demographic and medical data based on a structured questionnaire and medical records were collected. The diagnosis of amyloidosis was based on histological proof of congophilic fibrillar deposits in tissue biopsy specimens.