HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI, vol.58, no.4, pp.364-369, 2020 (ESCI)
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HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI
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Dysmenorrhea, interleukin-4, VNTR, PCR, GENE POLYMORPHISMS, ASSOCIATION, PAIN, VASOPRESSIN, PREVALENCE, VARIANTS, SEVERITY, SAMPLE, PLASMA
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
Aim: Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is among the most common gynecological diseases in young women presenting to emergency department. It has been shown that cytokines played roles in PD pathogenesis. Interleukin-4 (IL-4), a cytokine, regulates multiple biological functions. The objective of the present study was to examine possible relationship between IL-4 variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) polymorphism and susceptibility to PD.