Table 3

Characteristics of the acute attacks in 83 cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome patients

n%
Duration of attacks
 <24 h2748
 1–3 days916
 >3 days2036
Number of attacks
 <12/year3252
 12–24/year58
 >24/year2439
Fever during attacks83100
Fever type
 ≥38°4858
 <38°3542
Trigger4056
Type of trigger
 Cold3485
 Other*615
Seasonal change
 Yes2033
 No4167
  • *Stress (n=1); infection (n=1); trauma (n=2); food (n=1); fatigue (n=2).