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Familial Mediterranean Fever (Periodic Disease) Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 1005 relevant articles (60 outcomes, 86 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Familial Mediterranean Fever

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Colchicine : 42 outcomes 30 studies in 341 results : FDA 13 Generic
  2. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein (Anakinra) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 18 results : FDA 2
  3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 2
  4. canakinumab : 3 outcomes in 5 results : FDA 2
  5. rilonacept : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 6 results : FDA 2
  6. autosomal dominant familial Periodic fever : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 77 results : IBA
  7. infliximab (Remicade) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 2
  8. Interleukin-1 (Interleukin 1) : 2 outcomes in 16 results : IBA
  9. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 56 results : IBA
  10. C-Reactive Protein : 1 outcome 3 studies in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Familial Mediterranean Fever

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

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 10 results
  2. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Thyroidectomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 study in 5 results
  5. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement) : 1 study in 2 results
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