Potential of Serum and Urinary Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Levels for the Early Detection of Renal Involvement in Children With Henoch-Schonlein Purpura


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EROL M., YIGIT O., Tasdemir M., GAYRET O. B. , BUKE O., GUNES A., et al.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.26, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5812/ijp.6129
  • Dergi Adı: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Özet

Background: Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) is an enzyme implicated in the pathogenesis of renal diseases. Renal involvement is the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in children with Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP).