This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Pain in stomach
Stomach pain[ more ]
Increased body temperature, episodic
Intermittent fever[ more ]
Muscle pain[ more ]
Swelling or irritation of membrane around heart
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Intestinal blockage[ more ]
Elevated white blood count
High white blood count
Increased blood leukocyte number[ more ]
Swollen lymph nodes
Inflammation of testicles
Inflammation of tissues lining lungs and chest
Increased spleen size
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal myocardium morphology||0001637|
|Abnormality of the sacroiliac joint||0100781|
Psychiatric disturbances[ more ]
Easy bruising[ more ]
Bacterial infection of skin
Skin infection[ more ]
|Cranial nerve paralysis||0006824|
Inflammation of the fascia
Intermittent migraine headaches
Migraine headaches[ more ]
Pins and needles feeling
Tingling[ more ]
Puffiness around the eyes
Swelling around the eyes[ more ]
Recurrent sore throat
Inflammation of blood vessel
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
Water retention[ more ]
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If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnosis includes other diseases characterized by periodic fever such as familial cold urticaria, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Behçet disease, PFAPA syndrome, and Muckle-Wells syndrome (see these terms).
Visit the Orphanet disease page for more information.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
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I have a friend who has TRAPS, as well as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Can TRAPS cause very low immunity throughout a person's life? Can Ehlers-Danlos syndrome be associated with immune system dysfunction? Can having both conditions cause low immunity? See answer
I am affected by familial autosomal dominant periodic fever, as are two of my three children. Can you provide us with information about this condition? See answer