Disease severity in children and adolescents with familial Mediterranean fever: a comparative study to explore environmental effects on a monogenic disease


ÖZEN S. , Aktay N., Lainka E., DÜZOVA A. , Bakkaloglu A. , Kallinich T.

ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.68, no.2, pp.246-248, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/ard.2008.092031
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-248

Abstract

Background: Worldwide, familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common autoinflammatory disease. It has been suggested that environmental factors affect the phenotype as some patients do not develop the complication of secondary amyloidosis.