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Autoinflammatory Conditions in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

  • Eileen BaildamEmail author
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Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

Autoinflammatory conditions (AIC) or hereditary recurrent fevers (HRF) include recently identified, very rare conditions usually presenting in childhood with a wide range of severities. This chapter summarizes current knowledge of AIC and their management during adolescence and young adulthood. Some AIC are well characterized, but new features and syndromes are being identified making this an evolving field. AIC require multidisciplinary care combining pediatric/adolescent/adult rheumatology, immunology, and infectious disease professionals, all with a focused special interest in the field and linked with national specialist services.

Keywords

Autoinflammatory conditions Hereditary recurrent fevers Amyloidosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Alder Hey Children’s Foundation NHS TrustLiverpoolUK

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