rheumatology
Psoriatic arthritis

Genetic clue to link between psoriasis and PsA

An international study including Australian patients has identified a genetic variant that increases the risk of psoriatic arthritis in patients with cutaneous psoriasis. The study of about 4,000 patients and almost 9,000 controls showed the risk of psoriatic arthritis increased in psoriasis patients with particular amino acids at one point in the HLA-B gene called ...

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