Association between heat shock protein 70/Hom genetic polymorphisms and uveitis in patients with sarcoidosis.

Abstract

PURPOSE The predisposition to sarcoidosis, a systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology, is genetically determined, and genetics appears also to drive the disease down distinct phenotypic pathways. This study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that sarcoidosis-related uveitis represents a genetically distinct disease subset, by investigating… (More)

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