Work productivity impairment in patients with familial Mediterranean fever and effects of interleukin-1 antagonists

Suticen E., Atas N., AVANOĞLU GÜLER A., AKDOĞAN O., Babaoglu H., SATIŞ H., ...More

CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.40, no.7, pp.2865-2871, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10067-021-05617-7
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.2865-2871
  • Keywords: Familial Mediterranean fever, Work productivity, Quality of life, Economic burden, Anakinra, Canakinumab
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is characterized by recurrent attacks of fever, serositis, and arthritis. Some patients suffer from associated inflammatory conditions and damage related to FMF that may potentially impair work productivity which have not been studied to date.