Genetics of ankylosing spondylitis

Brown, M. A., Wordsworth, B. P. and Reveille, J. D. (2002) Genetics of ankylosing spondylitis. Clinical And Experimental Rheumatology, 20 6: S43-S49.

Author Brown, M. A.
Wordsworth, B. P.
Reveille, J. D.
Title Genetics of ankylosing spondylitis
Journal name Clinical And Experimental Rheumatology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0392-856X
Publication date 2002
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 20
Issue 6
Start page S43
End page S49
Total pages 7
Place of publication Pisa, Italy
Publisher Pacini Editore
Language eng
Subject 0604 Genetics
1103 Clinical Sciences
1107 Immunology
Abstract Ankylosing spondylitis is a common inflammatory rheumatic disease. Both susceptibility to and clinical manifestations of the disease are highly heritable. Although some genes, notably HLA-B27, have been implicated in susceptibility to the disease, the genetics of the condition are complex and many more genes involved in the condition await discovery.
Keyword Rheumatology
ankylosing spondylitis
spondyloarthritis
genetics
linkage
association
HLA
Major Histocompatibility Complex
Triplet Repeat Polymorphism
Inflammatory-bowel-disease
Acute Anterior Uveitis
Hla Class-ii
Psoriatic-arthritis
Reactive Arthritis
Linkage Disequilibrium
Progressive Ankylosis
Peripheral Arthritis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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