Patients with depression display cytokine levels in serum and cerebrospinal fluid similar to patients with diffuse neurological symptoms without a defined diagnosis.

@article{Hestad2016PatientsWD,
  title={Patients with depression display cytokine levels in serum and cerebrospinal fluid similar to patients with diffuse neurological symptoms without a defined diagnosis.},
  author={Knut A. Hestad and Knut Engedal and Jon Elling Whist and P. A. Aukrust and Per G Farup and Tom Eirik Mollnes and Thor Ueland},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={
          817-22
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Several reports indicate that inflammation may play a role in depression and demonstrate enhanced systemic levels of inflammatory mediators. We hypothesized that 44 patients with a diagnosis of depression would present with a specific and different serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cytokine profile compared to 21 patients with diffuse neurological symptoms, of whom 15 had fatigue as a major symptom, but no change in emotional state. METHODS The diagnoses of the patients with… CONTINUE READING
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