Increased frequency of familial Mediterranean fever in Central Anatolia, Turkey.

Onen F., Sumer H., Turkay S., Akyurek O., Tunca M., Ozdogan H.

Clinical and experimental rheumatology, vol.22, no.4 Suppl 34, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4 Suppl 34
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: Clinical and experimental rheumatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: prevalence, familial Mediterranean fever
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective. It has been observed that familial Mediterranean fever is more prevalent among people coming from central Anatolia in Turkey. To test this observation the frequency of FMF was investigated by afield survey in Sivas, a city located in central of Turkey.