Skip to main content

Table 1 Diagnostic criteria for familial Mediterranean fever[3]

From: Familial Mediterranean fever in which Crohn’s disease was suspected: a case report

Major criteria: typical attack* Minor criteria
1. Peritonitis (generalized) 1. Incomplete attacks affecting one or more sites
2. Pleurisy (unilateral) or pericarditis -Abdomen
3. Monoarthritis (hip, knee, ankle) -Lungs
4. Isolated fever -Joints
*axillary temperature >38°C, duration 12–72 h and ≥ three attacks 2. Exertion-related leg pain
3. Response to colchicine
  1. The diagnosis requires at least one major criteria or at least two minor criteria.