Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 517–518 | Cite as

Hyperactive polymorphonuclear leucocytes migration in patients with familial Mediterranean fever

  • P. Disdier
  • C. Fossat
  • V. Veit
  • M. David
  • L. Swiader
  • J. -R. Harle
  • I. Juhan-Vague
  • P. -J. Weiller
Letter

Keywords

Public Health Familial Mediterranean Fever Polymorphonuclear Leucocyte Leucocyte Migration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Disdier
    • 1
  • C. Fossat
    • 2
  • V. Veit
    • 1
  • M. David
    • 2
  • L. Swiader
    • 1
  • J. -R. Harle
    • 1
  • I. Juhan-Vague
    • 2
  • P. -J. Weiller
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de Médecine InterneHôpital de la TimoneMarseille cedex 5France
  2. 2.Laboratoire d'HématologieHôpital de la TimoneMarseille cedex 5France

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