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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Familial Mediterranean Fever

Familial Mediterranean Fever [MEFV]: A disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of fever and inflammation in the peritoneum, synovium, or pleura, accompanied by pain. Amyloidosis with renal failure is a complication and may develop without overt crises.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 13

Sephardic-Mizrahi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 14

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