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OBJECTIVE This study examined the T helper (Th) 1/Th17-related cytokines, interferon (IFN)-γ and interleukin (IL)-17 in the serum of biopsy-proven chronic hepatitis C patients before and after IFN and ribavirin therapy to address whether or not viral clearance is related to Th1/Th17 cytokines. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The serum levels of IFN-γ and IL-17 were(More)
INTRODUCTION Menetrier's disease is a rare premalignant hypertrophic gastropathy. It is characterized by huge gastric mucosal folds, peripheral edema due to protein loss and upper GIT symptoms such as epigastric pain, discomfort, nausea and vomiting. PRESENTATION OF CASE Female patient 35 years old complaining of severe epigastric pain, dyspepsia, nausea(More)
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