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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/turkderm.46338
  • Title of Journal : TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-134

Abstract

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.