Mandica Vidović

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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)
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common chronic rheumatic disease in children, and one of the major causes of short-term or long-term disability, and impairment of quality of life in childhood. Without early and adequate treatment the disease will progress and result with irreparable joint damage. The choice of therapy depends on the JIA(More)