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


Evereklioglu C., Turkoz Y., Er H., Inaloz H., Ozbek E., Cekmen M.

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

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.