Familial Mediterranean fever is a rare disorder but is usually easy to manage using colchicine. The publication of a severity score could serve as a useful reminder to rheumatologists about this disease and the difficulties in assessing its severity.
Refers to Demirkaya, E. et al. Development and initial validation of international severity scoring system for familial Mediterranean fever (ISSF). Ann. Rheum. Dis.http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015–208671 (2016)