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Criteria of Livneh et al for Complete or Incomplete Attacks in a Patient with Familial Mediterranean Fever

Purpose:

To determine if a patient is having complete or incomplete attacks as seen in Mediterranean Fever (FMF) as reported by Livneh et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

E85

Description:

Livneh et al developed criteria for the diagnosis of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) in a patient based on clinical findings. Distinction of complete from incomplete attacks is important in the diagnosis. The authors are from Sheba Medical Center and Tel Aviv University in Israel.

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