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Do serum prolactin levels correlate with antibodies against desmoglein in pemphigus vulgaris?
Fariba Iraji, Nabet Tajmirriahi, Iman Momeni, Kioumars Jamshidi, Fazlollah Hashemzehi, Amir Hossein Siadat, Alireza Asemi Esfahani
Adv Biomed Res
2016, 5:206 (27 December 2016)
Pemphigus vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of skin, the etiology of which is not completely known. Despite the latter, anti-desmoglein antibodies play a proven role in the pathogenesis. Recent studies showed an etiologic effect for prolactin in the pemphigus vulgaris. This study aimed to quantify the correlation between serum prolactin levels and anti-desmoglein antibodies in patients with pemphigus vulgaris.
Materials and Methods:
Prolactin and antibodies against desmoglein 1 and 3 measured with ELISA in 14 new subjects of pemphigus vulgaris.
There was no statistically significant relation between both serum prolactin and anti-desmoglein1 levels (r = 0.02,
= 0.47) and serum prolactin and anti-desmoglein 3 levels (r= -0.09,
This study indicates that no correlation was found between serum prolactin levels and anti-desmoglein 1 levels and serum prolactin and anti-desmoglein 3 levels. However, other studies should be initiated regarding exact molecular and cellular effects of prolactin in the pathogenesis of pemphigus vulgaris.
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