JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN MEDICINE-JAREM, vol.5, no.3, pp.89-93, 2015 (ESCI)
Article / Review
JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN MEDICINE-JAREM
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Familial Mediterranean Fever, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, COLCHICINE TREATMENT, GENE-MUTATIONS, AMYLOIDOSIS, MANAGEMENT, CRITERIA, DISEASE, TURKEY, COHORT
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease that affects mainly the people of Jewish, Arabic, Turkish, and Armenian origins. FMF is a disease characterized by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, pleuritis, arthritis, and erysipelas-like skin lesion. The diagnosis of FMF is based on clinical manifestations; therefore, diagnostic difficulties are experienced in many FMF patients. This article is focused on a diagnostic approach to the FMF disease.