Serum interleukin 17 and interleukin 18 levels in familial Mediterranean fever


Haznedaroglu S., Ozturk M., Sancak B., Goker B., Onat A., Bukan N. , ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.23, sa.4, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objective. Familial Mediterranean fiver (FMF) attacks are characterized by serosal inflammation rich in PMNL leukocytes and activation of a definite cytokine network. Moreover there is sustained inflammation in attack-free FMF patients. Interleukin (IL)-17 and IL-18 art recently described proinflammatory cytokines, which Can modulate certain neutrophil functions. fit this study we measured serum levels of IL-17 and IL-18 in FMF patients.