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Neonatal-onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Dr. Hal Hoffman, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology at the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Neonatal-onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease

  • chronic, infantile, neurological, cutaneous and articular syndrome
  • CINCA
  • NOMID

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID), also known as chronic infantile neurologic cutaneous articular (CINCA) syndrome, is a rare, congenital, systemic, inflammatory condition distinguished by fever, rash, joint disease, and central nervous system (CNS) disease. The hallmark of NOMID is onset during infancy or early childhood.

NOMID is the most severe form of the cryopyrin associated periodic syndromes (CAPS) caused by mutations in the CIAS1/NLRP3 gene. These syndromes are characterized by fever, rash, and joint pain.

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