Associations between patients with endometriosis and HLA class II; the analysis of HLA-DQB1 and HLA-DPB1 genotypes.

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BACKGROUND Although the aetiology of endometriosis remains unclear, many immunological abnormalities involving changes in cell-mediated and humoral immunity may be associated with endometriosis. Several disorders are thought to be associated with particular HLA antigen types. This study examines the possible association between HLA-DQ and DP. METHODS A… (More)

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@article{Ishii2003AssociationsBP, title={Associations between patients with endometriosis and HLA class II; the analysis of HLA-DQB1 and HLA-DPB1 genotypes.}, author={Keisuke Ishii and Koichi Takakuwa and Katsunori Kashima and Masaki Tamura and Kenichi Tanaka}, journal={Human reproduction}, year={2003}, volume={18 5}, pages={985-9} }