JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.84, no.11, pp.1627-1637, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
Gingival crevicular fluid, interleukin-17, osteoporosis, osteoprotegerin, RANK ligand, rheumatoid arthritis, CLINICAL ATTACHMENT LOSS, OSTEOCLAST DIFFERENTIATION, BONE EROSION, CELLS, INFLAMMATION, IL-17, EXPRESSION, CYTOKINE, RANKL, SYNOVIOCYTES
Background: This study is performed to evaluate gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and serum levels of soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand (sRANKL), interleukin (IL)-17A, IL-17E, IL-17F, IL-17A/F, and osteoprotegerin (OPG) in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoporosis (OPR), and those who are systemically healthy (SH), all with periodontal disease.