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Title: Familial Mediterranean fever : a common hereditary disease in Malta
Authors: Scerri, Christian A.
Keywords: Periodic peritonitis -- Malta
Periodic peritonitis -- Pathophysiology
Periodic diseases -- Malta
Periodic peritonitis -- Diagnosis
Issue Date: 2008-09
Publisher: Medical Portals Ltd.
Citation: Scerri, C. A. (2008). Familial Mediterranean fever : a common hereditary disease in Malta. The Synapse : the Medical Professionals' Network, 5, 16-18.
Abstract: Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF), also known as recurrent polyserositis, is an autosomic recessive disease affecting the inflammatory pathway Other related inherited conditions include hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D with periodic fever syndrome (HIDS) and the autosomal dominant Tumour Necrosis Factor Receptor-l-associated Periodic Syndrome (TRAPS), FMF is the most frequent of the group and as the name implies affects populations of the Mediterranean basin.
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