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HL-A27 and arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1190699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In patients with recent inflammatory arthritis HL-A27 was seen in 6 out of 7 patients with ankylosing spondylitis, in 15 out of 18 patients with Reiter's disease, in 9 out of 12 patients with reactive postinfectious arthritis, in 22 out of 45 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and in 2 out of 14 patients with other types of inflammatory arthritis. In two control series HL-A27 occurred in 46 out of 326 persons and in 3 out of 34 persons. The high frequency of HL-A27 in RA patients is in disagreement with previous results by other investigators. The explanation for this may be either that the diagnostic criteria do not apply at the early stage of the disease, or that there is a high prevalence of HL-A27 associated RA in Finland.
H Isomäki; K Koota; J Martio; M Nissilä; A Tilikainen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of clinical research     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0003-4762     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Clin. Res.     Publication Date:  1975 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-10     Completed Date:  1976-01-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0220042     Medline TA:  Ann Clin Res     Country:  FINLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis / genetics,  immunology*
Arthritis, Infectious / genetics,  immunology
Arthritis, Reactive / genetics,  immunology
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / genetics,  immunology
Follow-Up Studies
Gene Frequency
HLA Antigens*
Histocompatibility Antigens*
Sex Factors
Spondylitis, Ankylosing / genetics,  immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/HLA Antigens; 0/Histocompatibility Antigens

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