Short-term follow-up results of children with familial Mediterranean fever after cessation of colchicine: is it possible to quit?

Tanatar A., KARADAG A. G., Sönmez H. E., ÇAKAN M., Aktay Ayaz N.

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.58, no.10, pp.1818-1821, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/kez156
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1818-1821
  • Keywords: familial Mediterranean fever, colchicine, autoinflammation, children, MUTATION, DISEASE, GENE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective. To define the characteristics of children expressing the FMF phenotype under colchicine until it was ceased and to compare the clinical features of patients requiring colchicine again with the patients who did not need colchicine.