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2020 Jun 18

Int J Rheum Dis

Effect of anti-interleukin-1 treatment on quality of life in children with colchicine-resistant familial Mediterranean fever: A single-center experience.


Kurt T, Aydın F, Nilüfer Tekgöz P, Sezer M, Uncu N, Çelikel Acar B
Int J Rheum Dis. 2020 Jun 18.
PMID: 32558310.


The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical parameters, acute-phase reactants, side effects, genetic mutations among colchicine-resistant Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) patients who received anti-interleukin-1 (anti-IL-1) treatment. We also evaluate the quality of life and school attendance among colchicine-resistant FMF patients, in relation to treatment with anti-IL-1.