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What does CAPS stand for?

CAPS stands for Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome (rheumatology)

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Already approved for cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes, the anti-inflammatory interleukin-1 inhibitors rilonacept (Arcalyst) and canakinumab (Ilaris) are being studied both for acute gout and for prophylaxis.
The immunomodulators are canakinumab (Ilaris; pregnancy class C), indicated for cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome, and golimumab (Simponi; B), indicated (with or without methotrexate) for ankylosing spondylitis, active psoriatic arthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis.