A large pericardial effusion and bilateral pleural effusions as the initial manifestations of Familial Mediterranean Fever

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Schembri, Emma Louise; Mifsud, Simon; Cassar Demarco, Daniela; Coleiro, Bernard; Mallia, Carmel;
  • Publisher: Malta Medical Journal
  • Subject: Periodic peritonitis -- Casestudies | Pleural effusions

Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is a condition characterized by recurrent febrile poly-serositis. Typical presentations of the disease include episodes of fever, abdominal pain and joint pains. Chest pain is a less common presentation. We report a case of FMF which p... View more
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