Anakinra is safe and effective in controlling hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D syndrome-associated febrile crisis
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Hyper-IgD and periodic fever syndrome (HIDS) is a hereditary autoinflammatory syndrome, characterized by recurrent inflammatory attacks. Treatment of HIDS is difficult. Recently, the IL-1ra analogue anakinra was reported to be successful in aborting the IgD inflammatory attacks in a vaccination model. We report a clinical case of spectacular reduction of febrile attacks in a severe HIDS patient.