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Behçet’s Disease

  • T. Okuyama
  • H. Kunikane
  • M. Kasahara
  • S. Ohno
  • M. Aizawa
  • C. Conighi
  • S. Perrone
  • P. L. Mattiuz

Abstract

Since Ohno et al. reported a strong association of HLA-B5 with Behçet’s disease in 1973 [1], this observation has been confirmed in various ethnic groups [2, 3, 4]. After HLA-B5 was subdivided into two specificities, B51 and Bw52, B51 was shown to be increased in the patients [5].

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Kawasaki Disease Italian Patient Multiplex Family Complete Type Incomplete Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Okuyama
    • 1
  • H. Kunikane
    • 1
  • M. Kasahara
    • 1
  • S. Ohno
    • 1
  • M. Aizawa
    • 1
  • C. Conighi
    • 2
  • S. Perrone
    • 3
  • P. L. Mattiuz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Department of OphthalmologyHokkaido University School of MedicineSapporoJapan
  2. 2.Istituo Genetica MedicaUniversity of FerraraItaly
  3. 3.Clinica OculisticaUniversity of PadovaItaly

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