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Autoinflammatory gene mutations in Behçet’s disease
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    Henoch Schönlein Purpura is not associated with mutations in Mevalonate Kinase gene.
    • Alessandra Pontillo, Biologist
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      • Martina Girardelli, Alberto Tommasini, Javier Martín, Miguel A. Gonzalez-Gay, Alessandra Pontillo.

    Dear Editor,

    The issue that mutations in genes responsible for autoinflammatory syndromes could explain also some inflammatory or rheumatological disorders has been raised in recent researches. In particular, Mevalonate Kinase Deficiency (MKD) can occasionally overlap clinically and genetically with Behcet's disease. A clinical overlap could be observed also between episodes of MKD and Henoch Schönlein Purpura (HSP):...

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