Arthritis as the sole episodic manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever.

@article{Lidar2005ArthritisAT,
  title={Arthritis as the sole episodic manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever.},
  author={Merav Lidar and Ron Kedem and Adam Mor and David Levartovsky and Pnina Langevitz and Avi Livneh},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={859-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To clinically and genetically characterize patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in whom arthritis constitutes the only manifestation, and to establish the most important features distinguishing FMF arthritis in such a setting from other forms of mono/oligo arthritides. METHODS The study population comprised 14 patients with episodes of arthritis as the only manifestation of FMF who nevertheless fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for FMF. The control group consisted of 28… CONTINUE READING

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