The importance of serum interleukin-20 levels in patients with Behçet's disease.

  title={The importance of serum interleukin-20 levels in patients with Behçet's disease.},
  author={Mehmet E Enecik and Barış Mavi and Çiğdem Y{\"u}cel and G{\"o}ksal Keskin and Mehmet Emin Yıldız},
  journal={Advances in clinical and experimental medicine : official organ Wroclaw Medical University},
  volume={27 10},
BACKGROUND Behçet's disease (BD) is a complex multisystemic disease with an unknown origin, which presents with aphthous and genital ulcers, cutaneous lesions, arthritis, ocular lesions, and defects in the gastrointestinal and central nervous systems. OBJECTIVES In this study, we examined the relationship between serum interleukin-20 (IL-20) levels and disease activity in BD patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 45 BD patients diagnosed according to the BD diagnosis criteria determined… CONTINUE READING


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