The Association of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Mediterranean Fever Gene (MEFV) Mutations in Turkish Children


Uslu N., YÜCE A. , DEMİR H. , Saltik-Temizel İ. N. , Usta Y., Yilmaz E. , ...More

DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, vol.55, no.12, pp.3488-3494, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-010-1178-5
  • Title of Journal : DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.3488-3494

Abstract

Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) concordance has been investigated in a few studies. We investigated MEFV mutations and prevalence of FMF disease in Turkish children with IBD and their relationship with the disease severity.