DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for familial Mediterranean fever

Familial Mediterranean fever [DOID:2987]

Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a hereditary inflammatory disorder:149. FMF is an autoinflammatory disease caused by mutations in MEFV, a gene which encodes a 781–amino acid protein denoted pyrin.

Synonyms:  familial Mediterranean fever,  DOID:2987,  benign paroxysmal peritonitis,  familial Mediterranean fever (disorder),  familial Mediterranean fever disorder ...

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2