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PFAPA syndrome

Disease definition

PFAPA (Periodic fever - aphthous stomatitis- pharyngitis - adenopathy) syndrome is an auto inflammatory syndrome characterized by recurrent febrile episodes associated with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis.

ORPHA:42642

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Marshall syndrome with periodic fever
    • Periodic fever-aphtous stomatitis-pharyngitis-adenopathy syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Infancy
  • ICD-10: E85.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C2938935
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 5657
  • MedDRA: -
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