Skip to main content

Table 1 Aberrantly regulated immune/inflammatory factors associated with the development of endometriosis

From: Potential involvement of the immune system in the development of endometriosis

Factors Reference
Increased TNF-α, IL-8, IL-6, IL-1, TGF-β [31, 32]
Increased RANTES, VEGF [19, 40, 41]
Increased Aromatase,17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase [37]
Increased B cell function [47]
Increased T-like autoantibodies against hemopexin [37].
Increased MMPs [44]
Decreased TIMPs [45]
Increased IL-4, IL-10, sICAM-1 [38, 51, 57, 58]