Mandica Vidović

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Juvenile dermatomyositis is the most common id-iopathic infl ammatory myopathy in children, and presents a heterogeneous group of subacute, chronic and acute diseases of skeletal muscles. Its unique presentation is marked with characteristic skin rushes and progressive muscle weakness. JDM is clinically distinct from adult dermato-myositis, because it is a(More)
Association of juvenile spondyloarthritis (jSpA) with the HLA-B27 genotype is well established, but there is little knowledge of other genetic factors with a role in the development of the disease. To date, only a few studies have tried to find those associated genes by obtaining expression profiles, but with inconsistent results due to various patient(More)
In addition to the long-established association of HLA-B27 antigen and spondyloarthritis, several studies have shown a similar association with HLA-B7 antigen. But since the whole MHC region carries less than half of the risk for the development of the disease, the main goal of many recently performed researches, which implemented various high-throughput(More)