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Familial Mediterranean Fever

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  28. Familial Mediterranean fever responds well to infliximab: single case experience. Ozgocmen, S., Ozçakar, L., Ardicoglu, O., Kocakoc, E., Kaya, A., Kiris, A. Clin. Rheumatol. (2006) [Pubmed]
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  30. Is there any relationship between Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection and juvenile idiopathic arthritis? Altun, S., Kasapcopur, O., Aslan, M., Karaarslan, S., Koksal, V., Saribas, S., Ergin, S., Arisoy, N., Kocazeybek, B. J. Med. Microbiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
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