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