The prevalence of Behcet's syndrome, familial Mediterranean fever, HLA-B51 and MEFV gene mutations among ethnic Armenians living in Istanbul, Turkey


Seyahi E., Turanli E. T. , Mangan M. S. , Celikyapi G., Oktay V., Cevirgen D., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.28, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objectives: We investigated the prevalence of Behcet's syndrome (BS) among the ethnic Armenians in Istanbul using Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) as a comparator disease. We also studied HLA-B51 and MEFV mutations among a group of healthy Armenians and a non-Armenian population.