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Table 1 Tel Hashomer criteria for familial Mediterranean fever[1]

From: The expanded clinical profile and the efficacy of colchicine therapy in Egyptian children suffering from familial mediterranean fever: a descriptive study

Major criteria Minor criteria
· Recurrent febrile episodes accompanied by serositis · Recurrent febrile episodes
· Amyloidosis of AA-type without a predisposing disease · Erysipelas-like erythema
· Favorable response to continuous colchicine treatment · Familial Mediterranean fever in a first-degree relative
  1. *If 2 major Tel Hashomer criteria or one major criterion and two minor ones are satisfied the diagnosis of FMF can be confirmed; if only one major and one minor criteria are satisfied the diagnosis is only probable.