PFAPA vs. HIDS

HIDS (hyper-IgD syndrome, also known as mevalonate kinase deficiency) and PFAPA (periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis) are both periodic fever syndromes that generally start in childhood and have very similar symptoms. It can be difficult to distinguish … Continue reading

Common Questions About Periodic Fever Syndromes and Other Autoinflammatory Diseases

These syndromes can be very confusing for family, friends, coworkers, teachers, and others to comprehend. This is understandable because some affected patients with certain periodic fever syndromes (autoinflammatory diseases) may have periods of near-perfect health between flares, may not have … Continue reading

Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, & Cervical Adenitis Syndrome (PFAPA Syndrome) Research and Information

Below are links to helpful research and information about periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, & cervical adenitis syndrome (PFAPA syndrome). These are not all the studies available however. For more search Pubmed.gov. Eurofever Classification Criteria – This diagnostic questionnaire by … Continue reading