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Familial Mediterranean Fever (Periodic Disease)

A group of HEREDITARY AUTOINFLAMMATION DISEASES, characterized by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, headache, rash, PLEURISY; and ARTHRITIS. ORCHITIS; benign MENINGITIS; and AMYLOIDOSIS may also occur. Homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in marenostrin gene result in autosomal recessive transmission; simple heterozygous, autosomal dominant form of the disease.
Also Known As:
Periodic Disease; Mediterranean Fever, Familial; Wolff Periodic Disease; Benign Paroxysmal Peritonitis; Familial Paroxysmal Polyserositis; Periodic Peritonitis; Recurrent Polyserositis; Benign Paroxysmal Peritonitides; Disease, Periodic; Disease, Wolff Periodic; Disease, Wolff's Periodic; Diseases, Periodic; Familial Paroxysmal Polyserositides; Paroxysmal Peritonitides, Benign; Paroxysmal Peritonitis, Benign; Paroxysmal Polyserositides, Familial; Paroxysmal Polyserositis, Familial; Periodic Disease, Wolff; Periodic Disease, Wolffs; Periodic Diseases; Periodic Peritonitides; Peritonitides, Benign Paroxysmal; Peritonitides, Periodic; Peritonitis, Benign Paroxysmal; Peritonitis, Periodic; Polyserositides, Familial Paroxysmal; Polyserositides, Recurrent; Polyserositis, Familial Paroxysmal; Polyserositis, Recurrent; Recurrent Polyserositides; Wolffs Periodic Disease; Periodic Disease, Wolff's; Wolff's Periodic Disease
Networked: 1005 relevant articles (60 outcomes, 86 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Amyloidosis
2. Familial Mediterranean Fever (Periodic Disease)
3. Pericarditis
4. Fever (Fevers)
5. Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes

Experts

1. Livneh, Avi: 24 articles (05/2015 - 04/2003)
2. Ozen, Seza: 17 articles (10/2015 - 05/2003)
3. Kastner, Daniel L: 13 articles (05/2013 - 01/2003)
4. Lidar, Merav: 12 articles (05/2015 - 12/2003)
5. Cantarini, Luca: 11 articles (08/2015 - 07/2011)
6. Rigante, Donato: 11 articles (08/2015 - 11/2005)
7. Livneh, A: 11 articles (06/2013 - 10/2000)
8. Kiraz, Sedat: 10 articles (02/2012 - 01/2005)
9. Ertenli, Ihsan: 9 articles (03/2013 - 01/2005)
10. Kisacik, Bunyamin: 8 articles (07/2015 - 10/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Familial Mediterranean Fever:
1. ColchicineFDA LinkGeneric
2. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein (Anakinra)FDA Link
3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)FDA Link
4. canakinumabFDA Link
5. rilonaceptFDA Link
6. autosomal dominant familial Periodic feverIBA
7. infliximab (Remicade)FDA Link
8. Interleukin-1 (Interleukin 1)IBA
9. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)IBA
10. C-Reactive ProteinIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)
3. Thyroidectomy
4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
5. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement)