Tumor markers in familial Mediterranean fever and their correlation with the frequency of attacks


Balaban Y. H. , Simsek H., Yilmaz R., Sarer-Yurekli B. P. , Shorbagi A., Tatar G.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.26, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objective. Serum levels of tumor makers can be elevated in several benign diseases affecting the serosal surfaces. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a genetic disease characterized by acute attacks of fever and inflammation of the serosal membranes. The aim of this study was to examine the levels of Minor markers in FMF patients and their correlation with the frequency of attacks.