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Genetic epidemiology

Alan Silman

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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