Association of the mefv gene variations with inflammatory bowel disease in turkey

Akyuz F. , Besisik F. , Ustek D. , Ekmekci C., Uyar A. , Pinarbasi B., ...More

Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol.47, no.3, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mcg.0b013e3182597992
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology


Background: Association of NOD2 (CARD15) gene mutations with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is well known. We herein aimed to investigate the role of familial Mediterranean fever-associated MEFV variations in IBD patients as additional regional-specific risk factor.