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Frequency of autoantibodies and correlation with HLA-DRB1 genotype in sporadic inclusion body myositis (s-IBM): A population control study.
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PMID:  22554526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The frequency of myositis-associated and myositis-specific autoantibodies (AAb) was compared in 51 s-IBM patients and a population control group. Non-organ specific AAb (ANA, anti-Ro52, anti-Ro60, anti-La, anti-RNP) but not anti-thyroid peroxidase, anti-tissue transglutaminase or myositis-specific antibodies, were more frequent in s-IBM patients, and 14/51 (27%) had another autoimmune disease (Sjögren's syndrome, thyroiditis, psoriasis, vitiligo). The presence of AAb did not correlate with carriage of HLA-DRB1*0301, but there was a negative correlation between ANA/anti-Ro52 and carriage of HLA-DRB1*1301. The findings in this cohort confirm that patients with sIBM do not show evidence of a muscle-specific humoral immune process but have an increased frequency of non-organ specific AAb and other autoimmune disorders.
Arada Rojana-Udomsart; Christine Bundell; Ian James; Alison Castley; Patricia Martinez; Frank Christiansen; Peter Hollingsworth; Frank Mastaglia
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimmunology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8421     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
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Created Date:  2012-5-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8109498     Medline TA:  J Neuroimmunol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Australian Neuro-muscular Research Institute and Centre for Neuromuscular and Neurological disorders, University of Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia; Department of Medicine, Yala Hospital, Yala, Thailand.
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