Serum interleukin 17 and interleukin 18 levels in familial Mediterranean fever


Haznedaroglu S., Ozturk M., Sancak B., Goker B., Onat A., Bukan N., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.23, sa.4, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objective. Familial Mediterranean fiver (FMF) attacks are characterized by serosal inflammation rich in PMNL leukocytes and activation of a definite cytokine network. Moreover there is sustained inflammation in attack-free FMF patients. Interleukin (IL)-17 and IL-18 art recently described proinflammatory cytokines, which Can modulate certain neutrophil functions. fit this study we measured serum levels of IL-17 and IL-18 in FMF patients.