176. Periodic Fever Syndromes

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Juan C. Salazar MD, MPH1 and
  2. Henry M. Feder Jr2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch176

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Salazar, J. C. and Feder, H. M. (2011) Periodic Fever Syndromes, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch176

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Connecticut Children's Medical Center Hartford, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • periodic fever syndromes - gene mutations, immune signalling pathways;
  • four autoinflammatory syndromes - with known genetic abnormality;
  • familial Mediterranean fever - common autoinflammatory disease;
  • hyper-IgD syndrome, rare autosomal disorder - mutations in MVK;
  • cryopirin-associated periodic syndromes;
  • clinical characteristics and treatment strategies - periodic fever syndromes;
  • fever, cause unknown - episode, resolving with single dose of oral prednisone;
  • periodic fever, aphthous, pharyngitis - and cervical adenitis;
  • tumour necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome - familial Hibernian fever;
  • tonsillectomy, therapeutic options - in recalcitrant cases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Familial Mediterranean fever

  • Hyper - IgD syndrome

  • Tumour necrosis factor receptor - associated periodic syndromes (familial Hibernian fever)

  • Cryopirin - associated periodic syndromes

  • Periodic fever, aphthous, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis

  • References