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Familial Mediterranean Fever MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.382.625
Unique ID
D010505
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010505
Annotation
a specific disease entity: do not use entry term PERIODIC DISEASE for periodically occurring disease (= PERIODICITY (IM) + disease (IM))
Scope Note
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 encoding PYRIN result in autosomal recessive transmission; simple heterozygous, autosomal dominant form of the disease also exists with mutations in the same gene.
Entry Term(s)
Benign Paroxysmal Peritonitis
Familial Mediterranean Fever, Autosomal Dominant
Familial Mediterranean Fever, Autosomal Recessive
Familial Paroxysmal Polyserositis
Mediterranean Fever, Familial
Periodic Disease
Periodic Disease, Wolff's
Periodic Peritonitis
Polyserositis, Familial Paroxysmal
Polyserositis, Recurrent
Recurrent Polyserositis
Wolff Periodic Disease
Wolff's Periodic Disease
NLM Classification #
QZ 50
Public MeSH Note
2000; see PERIODIC DISEASE 1966-1999; for FAMILIAL MEDITERRANEAN FEVER see PERIODIC DISEASE 1966-1999
History Note
2000 (1966)
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Familial Mediterranean Fever Preferred
Familial Mediterranean Fever, Autosomal Dominant Related
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