Periodic Fever Syndrome refers to a group of autoimmune inflammatory conditions with similar symptoms. The main sign is a recurrent fever when there is no infection. Children with periodic fever syndrome usually feel well between episodes. The syndrome is often genetic. If doctors can find the mutation causing the disease in your child, specific treatments can be used.

The most common periodic fever is Familial Mediterranean Fever.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Abdominal, chest and joint pain
  • Swelling

Treatments include:

  • Medicines to control and stop the fever episodes