Cyclic Flares of Fever, Rash, and Swelling: A Case Report

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Veranca Shah
Hala Rogers
Megan Lockwood
Allison Larson


Familial Mediterranean Fever, Case Report, Fever, Rash, Inflammation, Serositis, Colchicine


Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an inherited condition characterized by recurrent bouts of fever and serosal inflammation that most commonly presents in individuals before 10 years of age. Although onset of the disease can occur at an older age, such a presentation is rare, especially after 40 years. This case report aims to highlight the rare manifestation of this disorder in a 63-year-old patient with recurrent bouts of fever and rash. With limited findings and a cure for this disorder, this case delves into the presentation and treatment regimen that provided symptomatic relief to this patient. 


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