A Case Report of Familial Mediterranean Fever Diagnosed Following the Total Knee Arthroplasty

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The authors would like to express their great appreciation to Dr. Scott A. Rodeo at Hospital for Special Surgery for the manuscript preparation.


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Sumito Kawamura, MD, PhD, Kazunaga Agematsu, MD, Daisuke Kawamura, MD, Goroh Kawamura, MD, Koji Suzuki, MD, and Michio Minami, MD have declared that they have no conflict of interest.

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Kawamura, S., Agematsu, K., Kawamura, D. et al. A Case Report of Familial Mediterranean Fever Diagnosed Following the Total Knee Arthroplasty. HSS Jrnl 11, 278–280 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11420-015-9444-x

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  • familial mediterranean fever (FMF)
  • total knee arthroplasty (TKA)
  • infection