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Clinical Features of the Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (Familial Cold Urticaria)

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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ICD-10:

Description:

Familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS) is one of the hereditary periodic fever syndromes triggered by exposure to cold. It is associated with release of interleukin-1 caused by the protein cryopyrin. It is classified as a cryopyrinopathy.

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