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The Relationship between Serum IL-17 and IL-23 levels, and other Disease Activity Parameters in Patients with Behçet’s Disease

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.248
Synopsis: 
Behçet's disease, a vasculitic syndrome with unknown aetiopathogenesis including genetic factors, infections, cytokines. IL17 and IL 23, play important roles in inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel diseases, asthma, bacterial, fungal infections, maybe Behçet's.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To investigate the relationship between both disease activity and the involvement of Behçet’s disease (BD), and serum levels of interleukin (IL)-17 and IL-23.  

Accepted: 
20 Aug, 2015
Journal Sections: 
e-Published: 18 Sep, 2015

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