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Table 1 Diagnostic criteria for PFAPA

From: Periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis syndrome (PFAPA) or recurrent urinary tract infections: a case report

I. Regularly recurring fevers with an early age of onset (< 5 years of age)
II. Constitutional symptoms in the absence of upper respiratory infection with at least 1 of the following clinical signs:
a) aphtous stomatitis, b) cervical lymphadenitis, c) pharyngitis
III. Complete asymptomatic interval between episodes
IV. Normal growth and development