What are the Signs and
Symptoms of TRAPS?

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome (TRAPS) is known to cause recurrent attacks, also known as flares. Flares can happen at any time, and usually last a few days, but can persist for up to a month. Certain events are thought to trigger TRAPS flares, including stress, minor trauma, and intense physical activity.

You can use the symptom tracker to keep track of all of your child's TRAPS symptoms, which may include:

Fever

Fever

Stomach Pain

Stomach Pain

Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal
Pain

Rash

Rash

Eye Manifestations

Eye
Manifestations

While these are some of the more common symptoms of TRAPS, other symptoms can also occur, including fatigue and headache.

Children may fail to tell you about their pain, and some begin experiencing this pain so early in life that they actually think their pain is normal. It is important to notice when your child is hurting.

This can be a challenge, especially if your child cannot explain things very well yet. Check for crying, facial expressions, agitation, and level of ability to be consoled. You can also keep track of all of your child's signs and symptoms by using the symptom tracker.

Next: Managing TRAPS