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idiopathic recurrent acute pericarditis

Tuesday 22 May 2007

Associations¸

- primary Sjogren’s syndrome (8.7%) (16218464)
- rheumatoid arthritis (2.2%) (16218464)

Differential diagnosis

- familial mediterranean fever (FMF) (MIM.249100) is caused by mutation in the pyrin gene (MEFV) (MIM.608107)

Synopsis

- idiopathic recurrent acute pericarditis (IRAP) (16218464)

References

- Brucato A, Shinar Y, Brambilla G, Robbiolo L, Ferrioli G, Patrosso MC, Zanni D, Penco S, Boiani E, Ghirardello A, Caforio AL, Bergantin A, Tombini V, Moreo A, Ashtamkar L, Doria A, Shoenfeld Y, Livneh A. Idiopathic recurrent acute pericarditis: familial Mediterranean fever mutations and disease evolution in a large cohort of Caucasian patients. Lupus. 2005;14(9):670-4. PMID: 16218464

- Fowler NO. Recurrent pericarditis. Cardiol Clin. 1990 Nov;8(4):621-6. PMID: 2249216

- Fowler NO, Harbin AD 3rd. Recurrent acute pericarditis: follow-up study of 31 patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986 Feb;7(2):300-5. PMID: 3944348