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Overview of Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes

By

Gil Amarilyo

, MD, Tel Aviv University

Reviewed/Revised Dec 2023
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Hereditary periodic fever syndromes are a subset of hereditary autoinflammatory disorders characterized by recurrent fever and other symptoms that are not explained by other causes.

Most patients develop symptoms during childhood; < 10% develop symptoms after age 18.

Disorders include

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