Increased nitric oxide production in patients with Behcet's disease: Is it a new activity marker?


EVEREKLİOĞLU C., Turkoz Y. , Er H., Inaloz H., Ozbek E., ÇEKMEN M. B.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.46, no.1, pp.50-54, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1067/mjd.2002.118338
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-54

Abstract

Background. The origin of Behcet's disease (BD) is unclear. One of the prominent features of BD is vasculitis and thrombosis as a result of endothelial dysfunction. Because nitric oxide (NO) is synthesized by endothelium, we considered it as an interesting target of investigation in BD.