Husam Awad

Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Al-Qadisiyah, Diwaniyah, Iraq


  • Research Article   
    Evaluation of serum interleukin-17 and tumour necrosis factor-? levels in patients with vitiligo
    Author(s): Israa A Dheeb and Husam Awad*

    Background: According to definitions, vitiligo is an acquired cutaneous complicated condition caused by functional melanocyte loss in the epidermis. It is characterised by milky white macules of diverse sizes and shapes that have a tendency to grow peripherally over time. Cytokines play a critical role in the depigmentation process of vitiligo and control the immune response and inflammation. Objective: The present study aimed to estimate the serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines, interleukin 17, and tumour necrosis factor alpha in vitiligo patients and healthy subjects. Materials and Methods: In order to conduct the study, samples from 60 patients were collected and samples from 60 healthy participants (the control group) were pooled and measured using sandwich ELISA. Data on the patient's age, sex, family history, disease state, stress exposure, and males smoking are collect.. Read More»

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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