Association between TNFA-308 G/A polymorphism and sensitization to para-phenylenediamine: a case-control study.


BACKGROUND Para-phenylenediamine (PPD) and related chemicals are common contact sensitizers, frequently causing allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). The cytokine tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) plays a key role in contact sensitization. METHODS In this case-control study, we evaluated the distribution of variations in the regulatory region of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2008.01704.x


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