Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autoinflammatory, autosomal recessive disease characterized by self-limited fever and severe inflammatory attacks with an increased incidence in Eastern Mediterranean countries, particularly Turkey.
What does FMF stand for?
FMF stands for Familial Mediterranean Fever
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- Fonds pour la Modernisation des Établissements de Santé Publics et Privés (French: Public and Private Health Facilities Modernization Fund)
- Failure Modes and Effects Testing
- Functional Management Engineering Team
- Federation of Media Employees Trade Unions
- Floating Point Means & Variance
- Fellowship of Missouri Education Workers (University of Central Missouri; Warrensburg, MO)
- Financial Management Executive Workshop
- Front Mounted End Weight (food product)
- Facility Master File
- Fannie Mae Foundation (est. 1979)
- Fantastic Mr. Fox (book and film)
- Federação Moçambicana de Futebol (Portuguese: Mozambican Football Federation; Mozambique)
- Federación Malagueña de Fútbol (Spanish football federation)
- Federacion Mexicana de Futbol
- Federal Ministry of Finance (Nigeria)
- Fédération des Médecins de France
- Fédération des Mutuelles de France (French insurance federation)
- Female/Male/Female (electronics)
- Feminist Majority Foundation
Samples in periodicals archive:
Familial Mediterranean Fever As many as one in 200 North African and Iraqi Jews, Armenians and Turks has the disease, distinguished by 12 to 72-hour bouts of fever.
The human pregnancy data on this drug for gout treatment are limited, but it is the agent of choice for the treatment of familial Mediterranean fever.
The familial Mediterranean fever indication expires July 29, 2016, according to the FDA's Web site.
The spectrum of MEFV clinical presentations--is it familial Mediterranean fever only?
Increased frequency of mutations in the gene responsible for Familial Mediterranean Fever (MEFV) in a cohort of patients with ulcerative colitis: Evidence for a potential disease-modifying effect.
Dear Editor, Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disorder virtually restricted to certain ethnic groups originating from the Middle East: Sephardic Jews, Armenians, Arabs, Druze and Turks (1).