Vitamin D modulates peripheral immunity in patients with Behçet's disease.

  title={Vitamin D modulates peripheral immunity in patients with Behçet's disease.},
  author={Kamel Hamzaoui and Imene Ben Dhifallah and Emna Fakhfakh Karray and Fayçal Haj Sassi and Agn{\'e}s Hamzaoui},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  volume={28 4 Suppl 60},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES There is little knowledge about clinical and immunological variables associated with vitamin D insufficiency in inflammatory diseases. We sought to investigate disease variables associated with vitamin D levels in patients with Behçet's disease (BD) and its interaction with inflammatory responses. METHODS One hundred and sixty BD patients (102 patients in active stage) were enrolled in a study assessing the relationship between serum vitamin D concentrations and… CONTINUE READING


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