CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.32, no.4, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY
enthesitis-related arthritis, familial Mediterranean fever, JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS, ANKYLOSING-SPONDYLITIS, FEVER GENE, SUBCLINICAL INFLAMMATION, POLYARTERITIS-NODOSA, DISEASE, CRITERIA, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, FMF
Objective. Enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA), is a complex genetic disease. Although HLA-B27 is well established, it does not explain all the genetic load in ERA. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), caused by mutations in the MEFV gene, is a frequent autoinflammatory disorder in the eastern Mediterranenan.