Oxidative burst response to monosodium urate crystals in patients with Behcet's syndrome


Gogus F., Fresko I., Elbir Y., Eksioglu-Demiralp E., DİRESKENELİ R. H.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.23, no.4, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Abstract

Objective. An erythematous response to intradermal injection of monosodium. urate crystals (MSU) has been demonstrated ill Behcet's syndrome (BS). To further elucidate the pathogenesis of this response, the effects of MSU on in vitro oxidative burst reaction of neutrophils and monocytes were investigated.