Volume 18, Number 65 (Jul 2008)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2008, 18(65): 91-95 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghafari J, Dabaghzadeh A. Introducing a rare form of PFAPA from the Marshal Syndrome. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2008; 18 (65) :91-95
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Fever is considered a common symptom in children. Periodic fever with less luadeuce produces additional complications. In this study, we present a rare periodic fever syndrome which contains aphthus stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) in a 3 year old child with typical symptoms. His fever was present for 2-4 days (100%), in addition, cervical adenitis & pharyngitis associated arthritis (only one tries) was observed. The sedimentation rate was increased. Its treatment consisted of antipyretic and corticosteroids. This lead to a good prognosis and with the passage of time had a complete resolution.
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