Protracted arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (an unusual complication)

F. Yalçinkaya, M. Tekin, N. Tümer, N. Özkaya

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Abstract

An unusual case of familial Mediterranean fever and vasculitis in which the patient developed amyloidosis and had protracted arthritis persisting for years is presented. The long-standing arthritis did not respond to corticosteroid and colchicine therapy, but an excellent response to synovectomy was achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1228-1230
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Rheumatology
Volume36
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amyloidosis
  • Arthritis
  • Familial Mediterranean fever
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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