Association of HLA-DRB1∗14, -DRB1∗16 and -DQB1∗05 with MuSK-myasthenia gravis in patients from Turkey.


Susceptibility to myasthenia gravis (MG) has been demonstrated with several HLA in different disease subgroups. HLA-DR14, -DR16 and -DQ5 were reported as predisposing factors in muscle-specific kinase antibody positive MG (MuSK-MG). These markers were evaluated in MG subgroups from Turkey. Among 164 generalized MG patients, 116 had antibodies against anti… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.humimm.2013.08.271