Characteristics of patients with adult-onset familial Mediterranean fever in Turkey: analysis of 401 cases


Sayarlioglu M., ÇEFLE A., İNANÇ M., Kamali S., Dalkilic E., Gul A., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.59, no.2, pp.202-205, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1368-5031.2004.00294.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-205
  • Keywords: Familial Mediterranean fever, adult onset, late onset, AMYLOIDOSIS, MUTATION
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

It has been generally accepted that the clinical onset of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) begins before 20 years of age in most patients. In this study, we aimed to investigate the demographic and clinical characteristics of our FMF patients with an age of onset greater than or equal to20.