Histocompatiibhity Antigens in Psoriasis
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Bedi TR, Sengupta S, Sehgal S, Kaur S, Aikat B K. Histocompatiibhity Antigens in Psoriasis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1979;45:21-23
AbstractHLA typing on 30 Indian psoriatics and 60 controls identified BW 17 antigen to be significantly associated with disease. HAL-AI+BWI7 combination appeared in 26.6% of patients against 5 % controls difference was statistically significant The patients with HLA-BW17 and Al + BW 17 combination were associated with younger age of onset of psoriasis. HLA-B27 was present in 2 patients of psoriasis without arthritis and in 1 with arthritis providing no correlation between HLA- B27 and the presence of psoriatic arthritis.