Salivary levels of interleukin-8 and growth factors are modulated in patients with geographic tongue.


OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to determine the levels of salivary epidermal growth factor (EGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) as well as interleukin-8 (IL-8) in patients with geographic tongue (GT), as compared to control subjects. METHODOLOGY An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used to measure the levels of IL-8, EGF and VEGF… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/odi.12654