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Synonyms for familial

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for familial

occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

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Incidence of familial Mediterranean fever among children of Mediterranean extraction with functional abdominal pain.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disease that occurs worldwide and predominantly affects populations of Mediterranean basin (1).
1), (3) Familial Mediterranean fever is thought to be a cofactor for carcinogenesis because of its inflammatory nature since the inflammation causes the production of reactive oxygen molecules which may damage DNA along with a protein structure that contributes to carcinogenesis.
In conclusion, Familial Mediterranean fever has an earlier onset when compared to other rheumatologic disorders, with approximately five years existing between the onset of symptoms and diagnosis.
4) Familial Mediterranean fever was highlighted as a health problem due in large part to a study published in 1993 that reported on this disorder in Turkey.
Familial Mediterranean fever and AS are two clinical conditions which show distinct features regarding symptoms, findings, treatment, monitoring, and prognosis.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the prototype of autoinflammatory syndromes characterized by recurrent fever and serositis attacks which resolve spontaneously within 72 hours.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomalrecessive disease caused by a mutation in the Mediterranean fever (MEFV) gene and is characterized by recurrent episodes of fever and sterile peritonitis, arthritis, and/or pleuritis lasting 1 to 4 days.
It is also an effective treatment for familial Mediterranean fever, a condition that affects about 100,000 people worldwide.
Familial mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessively inherited disorder characterized by recurrent, inflammatory self limited episodes of fever and other symptoms.
2,3) Ethnicity (regions where familial Mediterranean fever is prevalent), chronic inflammations, infections (such as tuberculosis), rheumatic diseases, and obstructive lung disease were important etiologic factors in our study.
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