| CLINICAL AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS
|Year : 1979 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 21--23
Histocompatiibhity Antigens in Psoriasis
Tilak R Bedi, S Sengupta, S Sehgal, S Kaur, BK Aikat
HLA 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.
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