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Diagnosing CAPS, Rare Genetic Diseases

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Because Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS) are so rare, few doctors have diagnosed and treated patients with CAPS or its subtypes, which include

Mild symptoms, such as headaches and fevers, may seem like they are caused by other, more common conditions. Patients may not seek the right medical attention for their symptoms. In addition, most doctors do not see patients with CAPS very often. It can take some time before a doctor begins to think about diagnosing CAPS.

Patients should discuss all symptoms with their doctors because only a doctor can diagnose CAPS.