Benign paroxysmal peritonitis; FMF; Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes; Mediterranean Fever, Familial; Periodic Disease...
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) occurs most commonly in people of non-Ashkenazi Jewish, Armenian, Arab, and Turkish background. As many as 1 in 200 people in these populations have the disease, with as many as 1 in 5 acting as a disease carrier. FMF is an inherited disorder usually characterized by recurrent episodes of fever and peritonitis (inflammation of the abdominal membrane).
Fever, also known as pyrexia, is a medical symptom which describes an increase in internal body temperature to levels which are above normal (37 degrees Celsius, 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit). An adaptive mechanism, fever is the body's reaction to pathogens; it attempts to raise core body temperature to levels which will denature, debilitate, or kill the pathogen. Most fevers are caused by infections and almost all infectious diseases can cause fever. ...
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Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), also known as Armenian disease is a hereditary inflammatory disorder. FMF is an autoinflammatory disease caused by mutations in ...
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Food and Drug Administration, and is indicated for the prophylaxis and treatment of gout flares, and for the treatment of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF).
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