Periodic Fever Syndromes
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- Jacobs, Z. & Ciaccio, C.E. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep (2010) 10: 398. doi:10.1007/s11882-010-0141-z
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The periodic syndromes represent a heterogeneous group of disorders that can be very difficult for practicing physicians to diagnosis and treat. This article presents an orderly approach to hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome; tumor necrosis factor receptor-1 periodic syndrome; familial Mediterranean fever; periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenitis syndrome; and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes by highlighting the disease presentation, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment. Recent advances are also discussed.