What is FMF in rheumatology?

What is FMF in rheumatology?

Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive condition due to mutations in MEFV, the gene that encodes pyrin, and is the most common member of the family of monogenic autoinflammatory disorders.

What is FMF blood test?

Results of routine blood tests performed during the acute attacks of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) are nonspecific. Levels of acute-phase reactants (ie, C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, amyloid A protein, fibrinogen) are elevated. The white blood cell count is usually elevated during an attack.

Does FMF cause nausea?

Prodromal symptoms can occur around episodes; these include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, dyspnea, and low back pain. Apart from fever, the most common feature of FMF is serositis, which manifests as abdominal pain due to peritonitis in up to 90% of patients.

Is FMF contagious?

Both children and adults can be affected by Periodic Fevers, though symptoms usually begin during childhood. Is FMF contagious? FMF is not contagious. It’s an inherited disease, which means that it can be passed down from other family members, although the disease can occur on its own.

Does FMF cause headaches?

During FMF attacks, neurological complications are also reported. In various studies, the prevalence of headache has been reported as approximately 5% to 20% among FMF patients. Gedalia et al34 reported that of 101 patients, ten experienced headaches during FMF attacks.

Where is the transmitter for WOZN in Madison WI?

WOZN originates from its Madison studios at 730 Ray-O-Vac Dr. on the far west side. Its single transmitter tower is located on Syene Rd. in the nearby Town of Madison, sharing a site with WLMV. The station’s 1670 AM signal transmits on a non-directional antenna with daytime transmitting power of 10,000 watts reduced to 1,000 watts at sunset.

Who are the radio announcers on WOZN in Wisconsin?

WOZN is also part of the Wisconsin Sports Zone Radio Network which originates from The Zone and provides seven daily sports updates to 13 radio stations throughout the state of Wisconsin. Other local shows on The Zone include the “Wisconsin Football Roundtable” with former Badgers Brooks Bollinger, Gabe Carimi and Matt Bernstein (5-6 PM Fridays).

When did WOZN become the Milwaukee Brewers radio station?

Beginning in 2021, WOZN became part of the Milwaukee Brewers Radio Network, taking over as Madison’s radio home of the Brewers from longtime affiliate WIBA. WOZN originated as the expanded band “twin” of an existing station on the standard AM band.