Analysis of HLA antigens in Turkish sarcoidosis patients


Bilir M., Sipahi S., Yilmaz E., Midilli K., Yanardag H., Cagatay T., ...More

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.100, no.4, pp.356-359, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/smj.0b013e31802f3763
  • Journal Name: SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.356-359

Abstract

Background: Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder associated with high CD4+cell activity, without any detectable pathogen. Clustering in families occurs, and the existence of a genetic predisposition to sarcoidosis is widely accepted. There are differences among different ethnic groups.