Familial Mediterranean fever gene mutation frequencies in a sample Turkish population.

Soylemezoglu O., Kandur Y., Gonen S. , DÜZOVA A., Ozcakar Z. B. , Fidan K., ...More

Clinical and experimental rheumatology, vol.34, no.6, pp.97-100, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : Clinical and experimental rheumatology
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-100
  • Keywords: Turkish population, familial Mediterranean fever, MEFV mutational, carrier rate, JEWISH ETHNIC-GROUPS, MEFV MUTATION, CARRIER RATE, PHENOTYPE, FEATURES, TURKEY, CHILDHOOD, DIAGNOSIS, ANATOLIA, CRITERIA


Objective. Our knowledge about the frequencies of mutations in the Turkish population is based on the studies on the affected patients and hospital based control groups. We aimed to determine the frequencies of MEFV gene mutations in a population-based field study in Turkey.