Majeed syndrome

Links checked 15/03/18.

Majeed syndrome (Autoinflammatory Alliance, 2014).

‘Majeed syndrome presents in infancy or early childhood, and symptoms can persist throughout adulthood. Patients can have recurrent episodes of fever, along with a very painful inflammatory bone condition called Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis (CRMO). This bone inflammation can lead to many health complications, including slow growth, joint deformities (contractures) and severe pain.

Patients with Majeed syndrome also have a blood disorder called Dyserythropoitic anemia. People with this condition can have fatigue, pale skin, general weakness, and shortness of breath. Patients with Majeed often have inflammatory disorders on their skin, with Sweet syndrome (also known as acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) being the most common finding.’

To read the full blog post by the Autoinflammatory Alliance, see ‘References’.

Further information.

Dyall-Smith, D. (2011) Majeed Syndrome. DermNet NZ (online). Accessed 15/03/18.

El-Shanti, H. and Ferguson, P. (2013) Majeed Syndrome. Gene Reviews [Internet]. Updated 14/03/14, and accessed 15/03/18.


Autoinflammatory Alliance (2014) Learn: Majeed Syndrome (online). Accessed 15/03/18.

2012-2018 Sweet’s Syndrome UK


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