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HLA-B 16 in Hailey-Hailey´s disease

Malchus R, Marsch WC, Ehlers G.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555566264266


Hailey-Hailey´s disease is an autosomal hereditary disease of the skin for which only few data exist in regard to genetic markers concerning the HLA system. We report on HLA-A, B and C typing results finding an increased frequency of 55.5% HLA-B 16 positive patients compared to 8.2% in healthy controls.


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