MEFV


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AcronymDefinition
MEFVFamilial Mediterranean Fever Gene
MEFVMaximum Expiratory Flow-Volume (respiratory physiology; aka Maximal Expiratory Flow-Volume)
MEFVMaintenance Equipment Floor Valve
MEFVMater Ecclesiae Fund for Vocations (Falls Church, VA)
MEFVMaximal Effort Flow Volume (breathing disorders)
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It is known that various MEFV mutations are associated with PFMS, but the specific mechanisms that precipitate this syndrome are unclear.
Descriptive findings of the patients with spondylitis No Age/gender Arthritis HLA-B27 MEFV gene Medication mutation 1 35/M + ?
Presentation of familial Mediterranean fever in a heterozygous MEFV mutation triggered by immunosuppressive therapy for myelodysplastic syndrome.
A severe autosomal-dominant periodic inflammatory disorder with renal AA amyloidosis and colchicine resistance associated to the MEFV H478Y variant in a Spanish kindred: an unusual familial Mediterranean fever phenotype or another MEFV-associated periodic inflammatory disorder?
Association of clinical and genetical features in FMF with focus on MEFV strip assay sensitivity in 452 children from western Anatolia, Turkey.
They, therefore, suggested that MEFV mutation might contribute to the development of BD.
To date, 142 mutations have been identified in the MEFV gene, most of which are substitutions (78 of them are missense, one nonsense, 39 silent mutations, 17 are located in introns, two in UTS), one is duplication, two are insertions and two are deletions.
Korkmaz, "The frequency of sacroiliitis in familial Mediterranean fever and the role of HLA-B27 and MEFV mutations in the development of sacroiliitis," Clinical Rheumatology, vol.
She has been taking colchicine to treat familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) since she was 14 (a MEFV gene mutation was present).
Ailevi Akdeniz Atesi (FMF) MEFV geninde mutasyon saptanmadi Serolojik tetkiklerde kompleman C3, C4 seviyesi normal, ELISA'da (Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) anti DS DNA sonucu, mantle
Pyrin, product of the MEFV locus, interacts with the proapoptotic protein, Siva.