Involvement of IL-23 in enteropathic arthritis patients with inflammatory bowel disease: preliminary results

@article{Gheita2013InvolvementOI,
  title={Involvement of IL-23 in enteropathic arthritis patients with inflammatory bowel disease: preliminary results},
  author={Tamer Atef Gheita and Iman I. El Gazzar and Hussein S. El-Fishawy and Mohamed A. Aboul-Ezz and Sanaa Abdel Baky Kenawy},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={33},
  pages={713-717}
}
The role of interleukin (IL)-23 in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) remains unclear. The aim of this work was to study the serum level of IL-23 in IBD with and without arthritis and determine its relation to the subsets and clinical features of the disease. Thirty-seven patients with IBD including 11 with arthritis were included in the study with a mean age of 30.86 ± 4.66 years. Twenty healthy subjects served as control. Seronegative spondyloarthropathy was present in 11… CONTINUE READING

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