familial paroxysmal polyserositis

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familial paroxysmal polyserositis n.
A hereditary disease characterized by transient, recurring attacks of abdominal pain, fever, pleurisy, arthritis, and rash. Also called familial Mediterranean fever, Mediterranean fever.

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