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Genetic epidemiology

Alan Silman

  1. Content type: Review

    The existence of psoriatic arthritis as a distinct clinical entity remains a topic of debate; some authors propose that it is simply the co-occurrence of psoriasis and inflammatory arthritis. However, a distin...

    Authors: Anne C Barton

    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2002 4:247

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  2. Content type: Review

    Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multisystem connective tissue disease characterised phenotypically by fibrosis and ischaemic atrophy. Its aetiology is most likely multifactorial. A genetic predisposition to the ...

    Authors: Ariane L Herrick and Jane Worthington

    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2002 4:165

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  3. Content type: Review

    Systemic lupus erythematosus is the prototype multisystem autoimmune disease. A strong genetic component of susceptibility to the disease is well established. Studies of murine models of systemic lupus erythem...

    Authors: Yasmeen A Ahmad and Ian N Bruce

    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2001 3:331

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