Performance of Different Diagnostic Criteria for Familial Mediterranean Fever in Children with Periodic Fevers: Results from a Multicenter International Registry.

@article{Demirkaya2016PerformanceOD,
  title={Performance of Different Diagnostic Criteria for Familial Mediterranean Fever in Children with Periodic Fevers: Results from a Multicenter International Registry.},
  author={Erkan Demirkaya and Celal Sağlam and Turker Turker and Isabelle Kon{\'e}-Paut and Pat Woo and Matteo Doglio and Gayane Amaryan and Joost Frenkel and Yosef Uziel and Antonella Insalaco and Luca Cantarini and Michael Hofer and Sorina Boiu and Ali Duzova and Consuelo Modesto and Annette Bryant and Donato Rigante and Efimia Papadopoulou-Alataki and S{\'e}verine Guillaume-Czitrom and Jasmine Kuemmerle-Deschner and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Neven and Helen Lachmann and Alberto Martini and Nicolino Ruperto and Marco Gattorno and Seza Ozen},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={154-60}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aims were to validate the pediatric diagnostic criteria in a large international registry and to compare them with the performance of previous criteria for the diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). METHODS Pediatric patients with FMF from the Eurofever registry were used for the validation of the existing criteria. The other… CONTINUE READING