Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome: a novel syndrome with cutaneous manifestations.

@article{Toro2000TumorNF,
  title={Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome: a novel syndrome with cutaneous manifestations.},
  author={Jorge R. Toro and Ivona Aksentijevich and Kristen Hull and Jane Dean and Daniel L. Kastner},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={136 12},
  pages={1487-94}
}
BACKGROUND Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) is an inflammatory disorder characterized by prolonged episodes of periodic fever and localized inflammation and dominantly inherited mutations in TNFRSF1A, the gene encoding the 55-kDa tumor necrosis factor receptor. To our knowledge, the cutaneous pathologic characteristics of TRAPS have not been described previously. OBJECTIVES To characterize the dermatologic manifestations of TRAPS by clinical, microscopic… CONTINUE READING
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