[From hereditary recurrent fevers to autoinflammatory syndromes: the contribution of genetics].

  • Marc Delpech
  • Published 2009 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine

Abstract

Hereditary recurrent fevers are rare genetic diseases characterized by febrile periods of variable duration. Classically, four such diseases were recognized, namely familial Mediterranean fever (previously called periodic disease in France), the Muckle-Wells syndrome, Hibernian fever, and hyper IgD with recurrent fever. The discovery of culprit genes has… (More)

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