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periodic

[¦pir·ē¦äd·ik]
(science and technology)
Repeating itself identically at regular intervals.
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Mutations in the gene encoding mevalonate kinase cause hyper-IgD and periodic fever syndrome.
Behcet's disease and hereditary periodic fever syndromes: casual association or causal relationship?
A 15-year-old male was referred to the Department of Dermatology, Peking University People's Hospital with a 10-year history of periodic fever, which could peak at 40[degrees]C and occurred every other week lasing 4–5 days accompanied with arthralgia in his knees, fatigue, chills, anorexia, and occasional conjunctivitis.
Medicine company Novartis reported on Friday that it has received three simultaneous approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expanded use of Ilaris (canakinumab) for the treatment of three rare and distinct types of Periodic Fever Syndromes.
All three conditions are part of a group of rare autoinflammatory diseases called Periodic Fever Syndromes, which are also referred to as Hereditary Periodic Fevers (HPF).
Though genetic testing toward other hereditary periodic fever syndromes was not performed, the authors suggested that phenotypic differences between the siblings might be due to a coexisting mutation in another autoinflammatory gene.
Periodic Fever Syndromes are a group of autoinflammatory diseases that cause disabling and recurrent fevers, which may be accompanied by joint pain and swelling, muscle pain and skin rashes, with complications that can be life-threatening.
Although PFAPA is the most common pediatric periodic fever syndrome, a thorough fever history and family history can help clinicians identify whether a familial syndrome is involved.
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