Impact of Familial Mediterranean Fever, MKD/HIDS, and TRAPS on Patients and Families

This 2016 study looked at how familial Mediterarrean fever (FMF), hyperimmunoglobulinemia D with periodic fever syndrome (HIDS), and tumor necrosis factor-associated periodic fever syndrome (TRAPS) affects patients’ lives and their family’s lives. We invited a sample of patients with these … Continue reading

Stuff My Doctor Says: Life with a Rare Autoinflammatory Disease

Stuff My Doctor Says: Life with a Rare Autoinflammatory Disease Autoinflammatory diseases, aka periodic fever syndromes, are rare diseases that most doctors have never seen or even heard of. The autoinflammatory classification of diseases came about right before the start … Continue reading