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Descriptor English:   Familial Mediterranean Fever 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fiebre MediterrŠnea Familiar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Febre Familiar do Mediterr‚neo 
Synonyms English:   Benign Paroxysmal Peritonitides
Benign Paroxysmal Peritonitis
Disease, Periodic
Disease, Wolff Periodic
Disease, Wolff's Periodic
Diseases, Periodic
Familial Mediterranean Fever, Autosomal Recessive
Familial Paroxysmal Polyserositides
Familial Paroxysmal Polyserositis
Mediterranean Fever, Familial
Paroxysmal Peritonitides, Benign
Paroxysmal Peritonitis, Benign
Paroxysmal Polyserositides, Familial
Paroxysmal Polyserositis, Familial
Periodic Disease
Periodic Disease, Wolff
Periodic Disease, Wolff's
Periodic Disease, Wolffs
Periodic Diseases
Periodic Peritonitides
Periodic Peritonitis
Peritonitides, Benign Paroxysmal
Peritonitides, Periodic
Peritonitis, Benign Paroxysmal
Peritonitis, Periodic
Polyserositides, Familial Paroxysmal
Polyserositides, Recurrent
Polyserositis, Familial Paroxysmal
Polyserositis, Recurrent
Recurrent Polyserositides
Recurrent Polyserositis
Wolff Periodic Disease
Wolff's Periodic Disease
Wolffs Periodic Disease  
Tree Number:   C16.320.382.625
Definition English:   A group of HEREDITARY AUTOINFLAMMATION DISEASES, characterized by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, headache, rash, PLEURISY; and ARTHRITIS. ORCHITIS; benign MENINGITIS; and AMYLOIDOSIS may also occur. Homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in marenostrin gene result in autosomal recessive transmission; simple heterozygous, autosomal dominant form of the disease. 
Indexing Annotation English:   a specific disease entity: do not use entry term PERIODIC DISEASE for periodically occurring disease (= PERIODICITY (IM) + disease (IM))
History Note English:   2000 (1966) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   10696 
Unique Identifier:   D010505 

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