Protracted febrile myalgia mimicking polyarteritis nodosa


Bircan Z., Usluer H.

JCR-JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.14, ss.222-225, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/rhu.0b013e318181b46b
  • Dergi Adı: JCR-JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.222-225

Özet

An insidious onset of unexplained fever, weight loss, skin lesions, abdominal pain, and musculoskeletal pain should suggest the diagnosis of polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). However, familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) with protracted febrile myalgia (PFM) should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis. In this report, 6 cases of PFM mimicking PAN are described.