Tumor necrosis factor-α and oral inflammation in patients with Crohn disease.


BACKGROUND Crohn disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease often accompanied by periodontal symptoms. Based on its function in immune response, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and its genetic variants have been discussed as risk indicators in inflammatory processes. Therefore, the aim of the present study is to investigate the impact of TNF… (More)
DOI: 10.1902/jop.2014.130644


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