Serum interleukin-2, interleukin-6, tumour necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide levels in patients with Behcet's disease.

@article{Akdeniz2004SerumII,
  title={Serum interleukin-2, interleukin-6, tumour necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide levels in patients with Behcet's disease.},
  author={Necmettin Akdeniz and Mukaddes Eşrefoğlu and Mevl{\"u}t Sait Keleş and Ali Karakuzu and Mustafa Atasoy},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2004},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={596-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Behcet's disease (BD) is a chronic systemic disorder characterised by oral and genital ulcerative lesions, ocular and cutaneous manifestations. Cytokines are the major mediators of immunologic and inflammatory reactions. Nitric oxide is reactive nitrogen intermediate which plays a key role in pathogenesis of many inflammatory and autoimmune skin diseases. The study was conducted to determine serum interleukin-2 (IL-2), interleukin-6 (IL-6), tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and… CONTINUE READING

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