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Frequency of HLA in Patients with Behçet’s Disease and Association with Occlusive Retinal Vasculitis

  • Nadejda A. Ermakova
  • Zemphira S. Alekberova
  • Tatyana B. Prokaeva
  • Irina B. Poljanskaja
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

This study suggests that the presence of HLA-B5 antigen is predisposed to BD and may be a genetic marker of severe forms of retinal vasculitis.

Keywords

Genetic Marker Severe Form Group Criterion International Study Group Retinal Vasculitis 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadejda A. Ermakova
    • 2
  • Zemphira S. Alekberova
    • 3
  • Tatyana B. Prokaeva
    • 3
  • Irina B. Poljanskaja
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ImmunologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Retina DepartmentHelmholz Eye Institute RMHMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Rheumatology RAMSMoscowRussia

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