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A genetic study of Behçet's disease in Taiwan Chinese.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3672493     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The frequency of HLA-A, B and C antigen in 53 patients and HLA-DR, DQ and Dn antigen in 31 patients of Behçet's disease was studied. All patients were Chinese, and diagnosis was made according to the Japanese Research Committee on Behçet's disease. A significantly increased incidence of HLA-B51 (P less than 0.001) and a significantly decreased incidence of HLA-B16 (P less than 0.01) was found. No significant difference was found in HLA-DR, DQ and DN antigens.
Y M Chung; S T Tsai; F Liao; J H Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tissue antigens     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0001-2815     ISO Abbreviation:  Tissue Antigens     Publication Date:  1987 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-12-03     Completed Date:  1987-12-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331072     Medline TA:  Tissue Antigens     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Behcet Syndrome / genetics*
Disease Susceptibility
Gene Frequency
HLA Antigens / genetics*
HLA-D Antigens / genetics*
HLA-DQ Antigens / genetics
HLA-DR Antigens / genetics
Reg. No./Substance:
0/HLA Antigens; 0/HLA-D Antigens; 0/HLA-DQ Antigens; 0/HLA-DR Antigens

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