Expressions of vascular endothelial growth factor and CD34 in oral aphthous lesions of Behcet's disease


YALÇIN B., ARDA N., Tezel G. G. , ERMAN M. , ALLI N.

ANALYTICAL AND QUANTITATIVE CYTOLOGY AND HISTOLOGY, vol.28, no.6, pp.303-306, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : ANALYTICAL AND QUANTITATIVE CYTOLOGY AND HISTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.303-306

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Behcet's disease (BD) is an immunoinflammatory vasculitis with an unknown etiopathogenesis. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a cytokine-stimulating angiogenesis. It has been suggested to play a role in inflammation and pathogenesis of vasculitic processes.