Category «Autoinflammatory»

Familial Mediterranean Fever: Do you carry the genetic variants?

Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a genetic condition of inflammatory episodes that cause painful joints, pain in the abdomen, or pain in the chest, and is most often accompanied by a fever.  This condition often shows up first in childhood with unexplained fever and aches and pains. Genetics Home Reference explains “Familial Mediterranean fever is an inherited …