Haydeh Mosharraf-Olmolk

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Plaque psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the skin. It is inherited as a multifactorial trait, with a strong genetic component. Linkage studies have identified a large number of disease loci, but very few could be replicated in independent family sets. In this study, we present the results of a genome-wide scan carried out in 14 French extended(More)
Context. Phenotyping of diseases is essential for genetic studies. In common diseases like psoriasis, the co-operation of family practitioners is helpful to confirm the phenotype of the patients. A genetic study was initiated in France by Généthon in 1996 in order to localise and identify genes for susceptibility to psoriasis. We used an unusual means to(More)
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