Exhaled cytokines in systemic lupus erythematosus with lung involvement.

@article{NielepkowiczGodziska2013ExhaledCI,
  title={Exhaled cytokines in systemic lupus erythematosus with lung involvement.},
  author={Agnieszka Nielepkowicz-Goździńska and Wojciech Fendler and Ewa Robak and Lilianna Kulczycka-Siennicka and Paweł G{\'o}rski and Tadeusz Pietras and Ewa Barbara Brzeziańska and Adam Antczak},
  journal={Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej},
  year={2013},
  volume={123 4},
  pages={141-8}
}
INTRODUCTION An inflammatory process in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) affects many organs including the lungs. Interleukin (IL) 6 and IL‑10 are suggested to play an important role in the pathogenesis of SLE. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate IL‑6 and IL‑10 levels in the exhaled breath condensate (EBC) and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) of patients with and without pulmonary involvement in SLE. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 34 patients with SLE and 31… CONTINUE READING
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