Is the HLA B27 genotype a risc faktor for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis vulgaris?

Ogretmen Z., Hiz M. M., SILAN F., Kosar S., ÖZDEMİR Ö.

TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.48, no.3, pp.131-134, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Backround and Design: Psoriasis is a common inflammatory dermatological disease which may be complicated with joint involvement. It has been suggested that there is an association between HLA-B27 positivity and early onset psoriasis. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the incidence of HLA-B27 positivity in psoriasis patients with arthritis.